Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Overview

This book offers a new outlook in studying Arab news media. It approaches its subject from an innovative angle, asking a series of key questions: How is Arab journalism different from or similar to journalism in other countries? What defines the tasks of journalists? Who has access to this field? How is power distributed inside the field of Arab journalism? When were the media programs launched at Arab universities and what characterizes them? Although the field of Arab journalism has received tremendous ...
See more details below
Hardcover
$115.57
BN.com price
(Save 17%)$140.00 List Price
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $84.70   
  • New (4) from $105.01   
  • Used (4) from $84.70   
Sending request ...

Overview

This book offers a new outlook in studying Arab news media. It approaches its subject from an innovative angle, asking a series of key questions: How is Arab journalism different from or similar to journalism in other countries? What defines the tasks of journalists? Who has access to this field? How is power distributed inside the field of Arab journalism? When were the media programs launched at Arab universities and what characterizes them? Although the field of Arab journalism has received tremendous attention from the public as well as journalistic circles around the world in recent times, this book presents the first detailed exploration of the area, opening up a new research agenda and challenging the concepts taken for granted in Arab media scholarship.

About the Author:
Noha Mellor is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of East London and author of The Making of Arab News (2005)

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780748634101
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • Publication date: 8/6/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Noha Mellor is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of East London

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1 Media : the bridge to globalization 9

2 The Arab journalistic field 42

3 Journalism as a beacon for democracy 73

4 The dichotomy of the public/private sphere 97

5 Global media, global public sphere? 118

6 Truth martyrs 140

7 Arab journalism as an academic discipline 165

Conclusion 191

Notes 195

References 220

Index 239

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)