Our Moustafa Ayad wrote an op-ed for WIRED about Generation Z jihadists and the varying aspects that influence their outlooks as the post-September 11 generation. This group of young jihad supporters have access to the same social media platforms as the rest of the world, however they are drawing from white nationalist, authoritarians and fascists to frame their own jokes and religious references with similar memes and vocabulary. Ayad’s research in this field over the past year was released in our report series ‘Gen-Z & The Digital Salafi Ecosystem‘ and referenced in this piece.
December 4, 2022 | Euronews
ISD's Tim Squirrell and Milo Comerford spoke to Euronews about the response of the far-right to census data indicating that Christianity is no longer the majority religion in the UK.
December 4, 2022 | Insider
ISD's Aoife Gallagher spoke to Insider about conspiratorial communities' fixation on celebrities, the recent blending of theories, and recurring themes.
November 30, 2022 | WaPo
The Washington Post drew on ISD research to analyse the evolution of online extremism under Elon Musk's Twitter takeover.