Andre Oboler in the Media
Dr Oboler's expert analysis is regularly included in media articles. He also contributes opinion pieces to various publications and is regular interviewed on his research into online hate and emerging online threats to Israel.

Content in the section is in three categories:

E-mails from journalists reporting on online hate or the cyber war against Israel are welcome, as are requests for articles. Please send requests to media@oboler.com.

Media by source
Argentina: Agencia Judia Noticias, Diario Z | Australia: The Australian Jewish News, SBS News, Channel 31 | Canada: The Jewish Tribune | Germany: F.A.Z. | Israel: The Jerusalem Post, Israel Broadcasting Authority (TV), Haaretz, Arutz Sheva, The Jerusalem Report, The Media Line, RAM FM (Radio) | Italy Rai Uno (TV), Rai News 24, Il-Velino, PuntoInformatico | Poland: Radio Poland | UK: The Guardian: Comment Is Free, The Times, The Jewish Chronicle | USA: The Los Angeles Times, The New York Jewish Week, The Wall Street Journal, Commentary Magazine, Discover Magazine, Information Week, PresenTense Magazine, New World Radio (Radio) | Other: O'Reilly News, Diverse

Major sites and blogs
Honest Reporting, Zionist Organization of America, Bigotry Monitor, Jennifers Blog, Brian Cuban's Revolution Rant, VAFT News

All media items

Most recent items are listed first

Twitter Gives Online Hate Speech Its Biggest Platform — Why?

By Lilly Maier in Forward.  During the last months, anti-Semitic attacks and trolling has risen to seemingly unprecedented levels on social media sites. The problem’s gotten so bad that the Anti-Defamation League createda task force combating online hate speech. (Their first … Continue reading

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It’s Actually Illegal To Be Racist On The Internet – Let an online abuse expert explain it for you.

By Josh Butler in The Huffington Post. The internet might seem like a lawless frontier, but if you’re racist or abusive online, you can be criminally prosecuted. In fact, there are more restrictions on what you can say online than … Continue reading

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Right-wing extremists placed on terrorism watch lists over fears they are plotting violent attacks in Australia

By Martha Azzi in the Daily Mail. Counter-terrorism authorities are monitoring right-wing extremists over fears they will carry out attacks in Australia after finding hateful online comments encouraging violence. Victoria’s terrorism watch list, which include more than 300 people, includes a … Continue reading

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Right-wing extremist terror fears: Authorities concerned groups spurred by online propaganda

By James Dowling in the Herald Sun. AUTHORITIES are concerned right-wing extremists are plotting violence, fearing members of ultra-nationalist groups will be spurred into ­action by bigoted online propaganda. As visible far-Right political groups become a beacon for those with … Continue reading

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Online abuse: ‘It’s so common it’s almost banal’

By Rachel Olding in The Sydney Morning Herald.  Each time Mariam Veiszadeh gets a death threat, she does a cost-benefit analysis. The online abuse is so frequent that the lawyer and anti-Islamophobia advocate wouldn’t get any work done if she reported … Continue reading

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Mind wars: The extremists taking Australia to dark places

By Paul Toohey in The Daily Telegraph (and other papers in the News Corp Australia Network).  AT THE Bush Pig Inn, a rustic Aussie-themed drinking hole in bush just out of Bendigo, the inner-circle of the United Patriots Front, the public … Continue reading

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2015: The year that angry won the internet

By Mike Wendling at BBC News. A social networking CEO is subjected to racist attacks on her own website. A cartoonist’s life is trashed by trolls. Women get rape and death threats. There’s a case to be made that online, … Continue reading

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Social Media Against Jews and Israel

This is an Italian translation of an interview conduct by Dr Manfred Gerstenfeld with Dr Andre Oboler in June 2013. Source: Manfred Gerstenfeld intervista Andre Oboler, I social media contro ebrei e Israele,  Informazione Corretta, 26 June 2013 Andre Oboler, … Continue reading

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#OpIsrael Backfires

To the Anti-Israel Hackers, don’t say I didn’t warn you. Last week ago I wrote about #OpIsrael the “planned new cyber attack against Israel”. My article ended by noting that “there will be plenty of Israeli geeks looking forward to the challenge … Continue reading

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Hackers will target Israel again on April 7

The first news of an planned new cyber attack against Israel , scheduled for April 7 2013, was announced back on March the 11th, almost a full month before the scheduled attack. The attack is a face saving effort to … Continue reading

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