Posts Tagged ‘Western Media & Islam’

 
 

Contra-flow from the Arab world? How Arab television coverage of the 2003 Iraq war was used and framed on Western international news channels

Wessler, H. & Adolphsen M. (2008). Contra-flow from the Arab world?; how Arab television coverage of the 2003 Iraq war was used and framed on Western international news channels. Media Culture society 30(4): 439–461.
The purpose of this research has been defined by examining to what extent and for what purposes Western news channels make use [...]

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

Reel Bad Arabs

Author: Julia Hoffmann
Posted on: August 19, 2010

Unpacking the discursive and social links in BBC, CNN and Al-Jazeera’s Middle East reporting.

Barkho, L. (2007). Unpacking the discursive and social links in BBC, CNN and Al-Jazeera’s Middle East reporting. Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, 1 (1), 11-29.
This article examines the differences of the structure in journalism practice between the three major network channels Al-Jazeera, BBC and CNN. It also clarifies their social role and provides [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: July 7, 2010

British Arab Muslim audiences and television after September 11

Harb, Z. & Bessaiso, E. (2006). British Arab Muslim audiences and television after September 11. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 32(6), 1063-1076.
This article focuses on the Western media systems and their way of representing the Islam and Muslims. It mostly focuses on cultural politics in news discourse. Western media have the tendency to use [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010