Arab Media : Globalization and Emerging Media Industries

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This book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to the emerging Arab media industries in the context of globalization and its impacts, with a focus on publishing, press, broadcasting, cinema and new media.
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Overview

This book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to the emerging Arab media industries in the context of globalization and its impacts, with a focus on publishing, press, broadcasting, cinema and new media.
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Editorial Reviews

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"What makes Arab Media a particularly engaging book is the fact that it does not shy away from placing Arab social and cultural politics at the heart of discussions on technology and its uses ... It is accessible, focused and presents engaging arguments on a range of crucial topics."
New Formations

"Provides an in-depth, comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of all forms of Arab media in light of the current technological, political and socio-economic leaps that are being witnessed in the globalization era. A highly needed contribution and a great read for media scholars and students."
Mohammed el-Nawawy, Queens University of Charlotte

"Offers a useful overview of an array of media channels in the Arabic-speaking world. Authored by leading scholars in the field, the book discusses the trials and tribulations of the Arab media, their role in state-building, regional inter-state rivalries, social change and counter-hegemony. It will be of great interest to regional specialists and others from a variety of inter-disciplinary backgrounds."
Yasir Suleiman, Cambridge University

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Meet the Author

Noha Mellor is Senior Lecturer at Kingston University, Khalil Rinnawi is Lecturer in the College of Management at Tel Aviv University, Nabil Dajani is Professor of Communications at the American University of Beirut and Muhammad I. Ayish is Dean of the College of Communication at the University of Sharjah.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter One - Arab media: an overview of recent trends.

Chapter Two - Arabic books.

Chapter Three - Arab Press.

Chapter Four - Radio Broadcasting in the Arab World.

Chapter Five - Television Broadcasting in the Arab World.

Chapter Six - Arab cinema.

Chapter Seven - Arab Internet: Schizophrenic Trilogy.

Chapter Eight - When Global Meets Local.

References.

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