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Al-Jazeera, Al-Hurra and Al-Arabiya: Different Channels or Three Sides of the Same Triangle?

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/9780748639090.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter introduces three main channels and explores the main similarities and differences between these channels with a focus on their policies, sponsors, strategies, and objectives. ... More


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


Air Raids: Television and the War on Terror

Lisa Parks (ed.)

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter considers the intensifying relations between media and military institutions, the production of wartime atmospherics in everyday life, and the political contestations that emphasize the ... 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


The Arab Media and the Discourse of Conflict

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/9780748639090.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is devoted to an analysis of the coverage of the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict in 2006. The genre of language employed in the coverage of the conflict in Arab media channels reveals their ... More


Words and War: Al Jazeera and Al Qaeda

Courtney C. Radsch

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/9780252038860.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores globalization, resistance, and identity as forces shaping the relationship between Osama bin Laden and the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network. Both al Qaeda's and Al Jazeera's ... 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


Mediatizing the Revolution: The Appeal of Social Networks

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter maps out online micro-practices that favored the inconspicuous entry of the youth into the political arena. Focusing on the immersive use of social media platforms like Facebook, it ... More


State-Branding and the Leveraging of Power and Influence

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

in Qatar and the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190210977
eISBN:
9780190235710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210977.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter puts Qatar’s energetic and very visible initiatives of state-branding and the projection of power and influence into context and perspective. It opens by exploring the global trend ... More


US Public Diplomacy and the Media in the Middle East

Philip Seib

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/9780190491550.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The chapter examines US public diplomacy in the Middle East, with asides about other nations’ efforts. The US-centric approach is featured for several reasons. Although the involvement of the United ... More


On the Entangled Question of Media and Politics in the Middle East

Mohamed Zayani

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/9780190491550.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The revolutions that swept through the Middle East and North Africa region since 2010 have been closely associated with a distinct media momentum, the full implications of which remain elusive. This ... More


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

Susan Jeffords and Fahed Al-Sumait (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038860
eISBN:
9780252096822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038860.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Starting in 2001, much of the world media used the image of Osama bin Laden as a shorthand for terrorism. Bin Laden himself considered media manipulation on a par with military, political, and ... More


Inside the Interactive Journalism Newsroom

Nikki Usher

in Interactive Journalism: Hackers, Data, and Code

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040511
eISBN:
9780252098956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040511.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on how interactive journalists work in newsrooms. It explores the work products of these journalists by looking at seven field sites throughout the country and across the world: ... More


The Culture of Arab Journalism

Naila Hamdy

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/9780190491550.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The emergence of journalism as a profession in the Arab region dates back to the nineteenth century with the establishment of newspapers and presses in Iraq, Egypt, and Syria under Ottoman rule. ... More


Mapping Havana in The Gentleman's maGazine, 1740–1762

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.15
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter begins with the opening scene of Control Room, a documentary about the Al Jazeera Television Network and the war in Iraq, in which Samir Khader, senior producer of Al Jazeera, argues: ... More


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