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Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

El Mustapha Lahlali

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book presents a detailed study of the three dominant Arab media channels — Al-Jazeera, Al-Hurra and Al-Arabia — and their role post-9/11. The Arab world is currently undergoing a radical media ... More


Historical Development of the Arab Media

El Mustapha Lahlali

in Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter aims to provide the reader with a general information about the development of the Arab media. The development of Arab media into three historical phases: the colonial phase, the ... More


Conclusion

El Mustapha Lahlali

in Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The book has shed light on the development and diversity of the Arab media. The historical background has aimed to acquaint the reader with the nature and type of development the Arab media has ... More


Globalisation, Democracy and the Arab Media

El Mustapha Lahlali

in Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the impact of global media practice on the Arab media. The drastic changes on the global media stage have had undeniable repercussions on the way the Arab media operates. The ... More


Transforming the Media:: From Tool of the Rulers to Tool of Empowerment

Lina Khatib

in Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166587
eISBN:
9781617975912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the media as tools of empowerment in the Arab world. It covers the role of the media in strengthening civil society, education, and political participation. The chapter also ... More


The Arab Journalistic Field*

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter aims to place Arab journalism in a contemporary context, in order to chart the questions, which should inform future research on the Arab media scene. A secondary aim is to help unravel ... More


Arab Media over the Past Twenty Years: Opportunities and Challenges

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

No discussion of the political, economic, democratic, or developmental arena of a country or region is complete without a discussion of its media system. The ideal relationship is a symbiotic one, ... More


The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Bahgat Korany (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the era of globalization, change is the order of the day, but the conventional view of the Arab Middle East is that of a rigid and even stagnant region. This book counters the static perception ... More


Arab Journalism as an Academic Discipline

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of the emergence of journalism and mass communication as an academic discipline in the Arab universities, while providing a critical evaluation of ... More


Introduction

El Mustapha Lahlali

in Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639090
eISBN:
9780748671304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639090.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Arab media used to be almost unheard of until the war on Afghanistan in 2001. Since the independence of most Arab countries, the role of the media, both print and audio-visual, has been to safeguard ... More


Change and Continuity in Arab Media: A Political Economy of Media Cities

Joe Khalil

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Arab media landscape has been transformed by the liberating effects of social media, the growth in local media, and the challenges to news and information hegemony. Two issues animate this ... More


Public Service Broadcasting in Egypt: Strategies for Media Reform

Rasha Abdulla

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0022
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) functions as a state broadcaster under the strict supervision of the Ministry of Information. To transform ERTU into a public broadcaster, Egypt should ... More


The Myth of the Terrorist as a Lover: Competing Regional Media Frames

Noha Mellor

in Covering Bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038860
eISBN:
9780252096822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038860.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on media coverage of bin Laden and how it depicted his relationship with his wives, particularly the sixth one, Amal Assadah, who was rumored to have shielded bin Laden when the ... More


The Recent History of Digital Media and Dissent

Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain

in Democracy’s Fourth Wave?: Digital Media and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936953
eISBN:
9780199333080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936953.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Information infrastructure provides new avenues for collective action. Since the commercialization of digital media, information infrastructure has become a formative space for nurturing and ... More


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