Focusing on al-Jazeera and other Arab networks, this book examines the battle between the Arab world and the West through the popular medium of television. It explores how autocratic governments control the media in order to preserve their own power while simultaneously engaging in a war of words.... (Yaa#39;qoob Sarouf, Shaheen Makabous, and Faris Nimr). ... and to the growth of new publishing houses, like Dar Al-Tahrir, which still produces the most pro- government newspaper Al-Gomhuria. ... That office would contact the papers daily to enquire about the main stories and give them instructions concerning which wereanbsp;...
|Title||:||(Un)civil War of Words|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2007-01-01|