There's a vast media landscape in the Middle East — and radical Islamists have used it to spread their violent ideology.
But in the past few years, new broadcasters have taken up the fight, using their bully pulpit to fight back. On this episode of America Abroad, we take a look at what that fight looks like.
• As life's pressures mounted: He left Minnesota for ISIS
We hear about new television shows that lampoon ISIS, liberal religious clerics who are finding new ways to speak to people, and how some of these media personalities are finding ways around repressive regimes.
America Abroad is anchored by Madeleine Brand, and produced and distributed by PRI, Public Radio International.
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