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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 ...
Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2017-11-01)
In recent years, the Middle East’s information and communication landscape has changed dramatically. Increasingly, states, businesses, and citizens are capitalising on the opportunities offered by new technologies, the ...
The Labyrinth of the Gaze: Nicholas of Cusa's Mysticism and Michel Foucault's Panopticism
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2008)
Panopticism, the title of Foucault's famous chapter in his book Discipline and Punish, derives fromJeremy Bentham's panopticon, an architectural plan to reform prisons at the end of the eighteenth century. The fundamental ...
Media, Branding and Controversy: Perceptions of Al Jazeera in Newspapers around the World
(Arab-U.S. Association for Communication Educators, 2008)
This paper examines the effect of the newly launched Al Jazeera English channel on the Al Jazeera brand. An analysis of a random sample of 400 newspaper articles—drawn from 7,830 articles mentioning the Al Jazeera brand ...
Media, Cultural Diversity and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities
(Tucker Publications, 2011)
This paper explores the role media play in safeguarding cultural diversity, promoting cultural dialogue, facilitating the exercise of cultural rights,fostering cultural understanding and cultivating intercultural citizenship ...
The Nietzschean Temptation: Gilles Deleuze and the Exuberance of Philosophy
(Penn State University Press, 1999)
Deleuze's book 'Neitzsche and Philosophy' and its criticism of and effect on Western philosophical thought is discussed. Topics include Deleuze's expansion of some of Neitzsche's ideas, what the book reveals about Deleuze, ...
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 ...
الشرق الأوسط الرقمي: الدولة والمجتمع في عصر المعلومات
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2019-06-20)
خلال السنوات القليلة الماضية، تغير المشهد المعلوماتي والاتصالاتي في منطقة الشرق الأوسط بشكل جذري. فالدول والشركات والأفراد يزيدون من سعيهم وراء الفرص التي تقدمها تلك التقنيات الجديدة، وهو ما يعرف بالتطور السريع للعصر الرقمي ...
Social Media and the Reconfiguration of Political Action in Revolutionary Tunisia
(Georgetown University, Center for Democracy and Civil Society, 2011)