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Contemporary Arab Broadcast Media

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ISBN-10: 074863908X

ISBN-13: 9780748639083

Edition: 2011

Authors: El Mustapha Lahlali

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List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 6/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

El Mustapha Lahlali is an Associate Professor and Director of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Leeds. His research interest is on Translation, Discourse Analysis, Arab Media and Society and Classroom Discourse.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Historical Development of the Arab Media
Overview of the development of the Arab media
The Arab media and Arab nationalism
Arab migrating media
Print media
Radio and television
Main hindrances to the development of the Arab media
Transnational media
Cultural implications of transnational Arab television
Historical development of satellite television in the Arab world
State media and satellite channels
History of the freedom of the press in the Arab world
Freedom of expression and the law
Freedom of expression and the economic landscape in the Arab world
The development of network communication in the Arab world
Accountability in journalism
Codes and regulations of the Arab media
Conclusion
Globalisation, Democracy and the Arab Media
Definition of globalisation
Al-Jazeera English: a global discourse
Global media and the public sphere
The Arab media as a global practice
The active role of the public
The Arab media and national political systems
Al-Arabiya and the public sphere
The discourse of globalisation and the Arab media
Is the Arab media a global phenomenon?
Conclusion
Al-Jazeera, Al-Hurra and Al-Arabiya: Different Channels or Three Sides of the Same Triangle?
Al-Jazeera
Al-Jazeera and objectivity
Al-Jazeera and the West
Al-Jazeera's programmes
The expansion of Al-Jazeera
Al-Jazeera and coverage of the wars on Afghanistan and Iraq
Al-Jazeera and the Arab audience
Al-Hurra and Radio Sawa
Al-Hurra's programmes
Al-Hurra and the 1994 International Broadcasting Act
Criticism of Al-Hurra
Al-Arabiya
Al-Arabiya's programmes
Similarities and differences between the three channels
Conclusion
The Arab Media and the Discourse of Conflict
Definition of discourse
What is critical analysis?
Why CDA and media discourse?
Who produces and consumes media texts?
Fairclough's framework
Content and representation in news reports
Discourse, representations and power
Representations in clauses or sentences
Method of the study
Representation of voices in the three channels
The selection of lexis
Naming and labelling
Passive v. active
Conclusion
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index