Rules, ransom and radio: Islamic State's multifarious assault on the media

Islamic State is controlling both traditional and social media as it tightens its grip on parts of Syria and Iraq, finds John Owens in Beirut.

by John Owens
The man alleged to be IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi (credit: Al-Furqan Media/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The man alleged to be IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi (credit: Al-Furqan Media/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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