Modern Arab Journalism
Problems and Prospects
By (author) Noha Mellor
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Modern Arab Journalism by Noha Mellor
Book DescriptionModern Arab Journalism offers a new outlook in studying Arab news media. It approaches its subject from an innovative angle, asking a series of key questions: * How is Arab journalism different from or similar to journalism in other countries? * What defines the tasks of journalists? * Who has access to this field? * How is power distributed inside the field of Arab journalism? * When were the media programs launched at Arab universities and what characterizes them? Although the field of Arab journalism has received tremendous attention from the public as well as journalistic circles around the world in recent times, this book presents the first detailed exploration of the area, opening up a new research agenda and challenging the concepts taken for granted in Arab media scholarship. Key Features: * Includes discussion of neglected issues such as globalisation and Arab media * Reviews Arab scholars' work in the area * Presents a challenging discussion about the role of Arab media in the public sphere * Offers a detailed case study of the reporting of the Iraq War in 2003
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748634101
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Noha Mellor
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The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's political scene reflects the increasing social division in a country where 'the people' are demanding a redefinition of their national identity.
Arab Media, Paperback (April 2011)
* A clear and authoritative introduction to the emerging Arab media industries. * Covers a range of industries, with particular focus on broadcasting, press, publishing, cinema and new media. * Written by an experienced author team, with broad language and subject coverage.
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An introduction to the subject of Arab journalism, drawing on Arabic as well as English language sources.
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Author Biography - Noha Mellor
Noha Mellor is a Senior Lecturer in Senior Lectuer in Media and Cultural Studies at Kingston University, London and author of The Making of Arab News (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
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