Posts Tagged ‘Al Jazeera’

 
 

CrowdVoice

“CrowdVoice is a user-powered service that tracks voices of protest from around the world.”

See for example the coverage of incidents in Egypt: Emergency Law and Police Brutality in Egypt

Author: Arif Kornweitz
Posted on: February 2, 2011

Wat doen we met de Arabische Wereld

Ontmoet de nieuwsmakers van het Midden-Oosten
21 oktober 2010
Over onze samenwerking met landen in de Arabische wereld. In gesprek met journalisten uit Egypte, Iran, Libanon, de Palestijnse Gebieden, Tunesië en presentatoren van Al-Jazeera en Al-Arabiya. Welk beeld hebben we van elkaar, en welke invloed heeft dit op internationale [...]

Author: Arif Kornweitz
Posted on: October 6, 2010

Mapping global media flow and contra flow

Thussu, D. K. (2007). Mapping global media flow and contra flow. In D.K. Thussu (Ed.),  Media on the move: global flow and contra flow (pp. 11-31). New York: Routeledge.
Thussu (2007) shows us the prominence of two different media flows: the media flow in general and a so called contra flow of media. Al-Jazeera can be [...]

Author: Claudia
Posted on: September 30, 2010

Hegemonic no more: Western media, the rise of Al-Jazeera, and the influence of diverse voices

Seib, P. (2005). Hegomonic no more: Western media, the rise of Al-Jazeera, and the influence of diverse voices. International studies review, 601-615.
The author of this article discusses the rise of Al-Jazeera and the consequences this will have for Western news media. Al-Jazeera has been widely adopted by Arabic viewers and it has established itself as [...]

Author: Claudia
Posted on: September 30, 2010

The CNN of the Arab world or a shill for terrorists?: how support for press freedom and political ideology predict credibility of Al-Jazeera among its audience

Johnson, T.J. & Fahmy S. (2008). The CNN of the Arab world or a shill for terrorists?. International Communication Gazette, 70(5), 338-360.
The authors of this article have been researching the credibility of Al-Jazeera by interviewing their audience. The article confirms the credibility of Al-Jazeera towards Western media sources. A survey was used to examine the [...]

Author: Claudia
Posted on: September 30, 2010

Hegemonic no more: Western media, the rise of Al-Jazeera, and the influence

Seib, P. (2004). Hegemonic no more: Western media, the rise of Al-Jazeera, and the influence of diverse voices. International Studies Association.
This article provides a review concerning the development of the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera. The rise of the Arabic satellite channel stirred up the global media landscape, providing a different ‘voice’ and gaining a dominant position in [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010