Al-Jazeera by Mohammed El-Nawawy
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Al-Jazeera
By Mohammed El-Nawawy

Al-Jazeera

The Story of the Network That is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism Updated with a New Prologue and Epilogue

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Al-Jazeera by Mohammed El-Nawawy

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Al-Jazeera, the independent, all-Arab television news network based in Qatar, emerged as ambassador to the Arab world in the events following September 11, 2001. Arabic for "the island," Al-Jazeera has "scooped" the western media conglomerates many times. With its exclusive access to Osama Bin Laden and members of the Taliban, its reputation was burnished quickly through its exposure on CNN. During the 2003 war in Iraq, Al-Jazeera seemed to be everywhere, reporting dramatic stories and images, even as it strived to maintain its independence as an international free press news network. Al-Jazeera sheds light on the background of the network: how it operates, the programs it broadcasts, its effects on Arab viewers, the reactions of the West and Arab states, the implications for the future of news broadcasting in the Middle East, and its struggle for a free press and public opinion in the Arab world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813341491
ISBN-10: 0813341493
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 17-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mohammed El-Nawawy

Mohammed el-Nawawy, Egyptian born and raised, has worked as a journalist in the Middle East and the U.S. The author of The Israeli-Egyptian Peace Process in the Reporting of Western Journalists, he is an assistant professor of Communications at Stonehill College in Massachusetts. Adel Iskander, an Egyptian-Canadian, is an expert on Middle East media. He has conducted studies on viewership of Arab media and the use of North American media by Arab immigrants. He has lived in Kuwait and in Egypt for many years, and currently teaches communication at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

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