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Arab Satellite Television and Politics in the Middle East
(Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2004)
The new media scene of many satellite TV stations stands in marked contrast with a long tradition of state-controlled television. In many instances, although several of the emerging channels are private, private ownership ...
The Culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab Media Giant
(McFarland and Company, 2007)
In the mid 1990s, the Emir of Qatar conceived the idea of a satellite channel that would further the progressive image he hoped to establish for his state. At the same time, a short-lived partnership between the BBC and a ...
The AL Jazeera Phenomenon: Critical Perspectives on New Arab Media
(Pluto Press, 2005)
Few phenomena in the Arab world are more controversial than Al Jazeera – the satellite television news channel that, despite its brief history, has made itself known throughout the world and changed the face of a formerly ...
Reading the Symptom : Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and the Dynamics of Capitalism
(Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1999)
Reading the Symptom is concerned with naturalism; it is also necessarily concerned with capitalism as the complex-structuring whole within which naturalism operates and from which it cannot be disengaged. Tightly connected ...