The Al Jazeera Effect: How the New Global Media Are Reshaping World Politics

The Al Jazeera Effect: How the New Global Media Are Reshaping World Politics

by Phillip Seib
     
 

A fresh look at the role of today's new media in current affairsSee more details below

Overview

A fresh look at the role of today's new media in current affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597972000
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Philip Seib is a professor of journalism and public diplomacy at the University of Southern California. He is the author and editor of many books, including Headline Diplomacy: How News Coverage Affects Foreign Policy; The Global Journalist: News and Conscience in a World of Conflict; Beyond the Front Lines: How the News Media Cover a World Shaped by War; Media and Conflict in the 21st Century; Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War (Potomac Books, 2006); and New Media and the New Middle East. He is coeditor of the journal Media, War, and Conflict and lives in Pasadena, California.

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Beyond the Clash of Civilizations     1
Channels and More Channels     19
The Internet Surge     47
The Rise of the Virtual State     65
Global Connections, Global Terrorism     91
The Cyber-struggle for Democracy     111
Transforming the Middle East     141
What It All Means     175
Notes     193
Selected Bibliography     213
Index     219
About the Author     227

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