The representation of arabs and muslims in western media driss ridouani school of arts and humanities meknes every subject, whatever its objective may be, does not stem from nothing, nor does it come out of the blue, but it is the product or rather the synthesis of different criteria that. In the developed democracies of north america, europe and japan, high hopes regarding the medias role as watchdogs of government are. Arab media almost seem like a replacement for political par ties hafez. A study of 10 arab and muslim countries is based on ongoing research at the department of media and communication, university of leicester, and has investigated the rapidly changing nature of the news media in arab countries. Viewpoints special edition the kingdom of saudi arabia. In honor of mogulites launch, weve assembled a list of the top ten media moguls according to the mediaite power grid.
Another common media narrative is the idea that settlementsnot palestinian rejectionism and violenceare at the core of the arabisraeli conflict. Stimulating local content in the arab media industry. The representations of islam and muslims in popular media. The portrayal of arab women in the media for decades, the media has shown that americans have a skewed public opinion of arab women. The breathtaking pace of saudi arabia s modernization and ascent on the world stage has come at a cost. Arab media moguls library of modern middle east studies naomi sakr, jakob skovgaardpetersen, donatella della ratta on. The representation of arabs and muslims in western media. Despite its considerable worldwide reach, western mass media, particularly in the united states, has been assuming a negative polarized role by dividing the world into two parts.
Initially, it was designed to attract foreign technology and media companies into the emirate. Reviews this checklist of arabic media vocabulary covers all important fields and should prove very useful to the learner. The first phase was represented by the hayy alarab, a program broadcast by yunis albahri from berlins arab radio station in nazi germany. Media mogul edward borgerding landed in his current role as ceo of abu dhabi media company via a highflying career with disney and stint as a fulltime dad. Clive holes, professor for the study of the contemporary arab world, oriental institute, university of oxford an extremely useful and immediately applicable collection of. In these states arabic is the official language and the mass media are primarily in arabic. Nov 09, 2017 arrests of saudi media moguls raise ownership fears concern mounts that riyadhs anticorruption probe puts diversity of coverage at risk prince alwaleed bin talal in may 2017. They have investigated the role of newspapers and television in news provision and the. Founded in march 2005, amg has a workforce of just over. With a vision inspired by innovation, amg is positioned as an engaging premier integrated entertainment company, managing global village, arabian radio network and done events. Amg is an engaging premier integrated entertainment company, managing global village, arabian radio network and done events. This practical vocabulary reference provides concise and accessible lists of the most relevant vocabulary, providing key terms for translating from and into. Arab media moguls introduction does the phenomenon of the media. Corporate american media coverage of arab revolutions.
Most powerful people in media media moguls mogulite. In the first book to take a close look at media moguls as a species, jeremy tunstall and michael palmer show how a handful of ownandoperate entrepreneurs run their empires with a highly. The emergence of a few powerful individuals in control of large sections of mass communication industries has coincided with worldwide media deregulation. The role of media in the arab worlds transformation.
Arabian television network atn was a dubai, united arab emiratesbased broadcast media company, part of arab media group. Media evolution on the eve of the arab spring edited by. Media mogul meaning in the cambridge english dictionary. Research notes article pdf available in journalism 125.
Structure an incredible 70,000 cubic metres of concrete and more than 9,000 tons of steel were employed in the construction of the tower. Media fact file burj al arab the worlds most luxurious hotel. It is accessible, focused and presents engaging arguments on a range of crucial topics. Prime minister and media mogul held back door meeting before merger report newspaper says police have testimony that netanyahu met with shaul elovitch ahead of approval to merge national. Media arabicthe language of printed or broadcast news itemsemphasizes contemporary terms like multiculturalism or globalization that are not covered by most arabic dictionaries. Westerners have tended toward simplistic views of arab newspapers, radio, and television, assuming that they are. By matthew jaber stiffler in the winter of 20, the arab american national museum and the national network for arab american communities partnered with the national voices project nvp to investigate, among other things, media bias against racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Responding critically to scholarship on western moguls, this book uncovers the realities of risk and success for arab media potentates and billionaires. The london arabiclanguage daily alhayat published a full page of readers letters. Through detailed discussions of the regulation and economics of these industries, the authors argue that the political, technological and cultural changes on the global media. 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. An arab world is defined in this thesis which dealt with the twentytwo nations states, which are independent, sovereign and different, but which all share a language, a culture. The journal is published by the adham center, the american university in cairo, and the. Rather than displaying an accurate representation of arab women, media.
People are on the move across the arab world, organizing politically in new ways. Rugh, a long time observer of the arab mass media, offers a more nuanced picture of the arab press as it relates to the political situation in the arab world today. What erbil media city promises over and above other media cities is more space and less expenses for the tenant. Mbrsgs governance and innovation program launches uae social media outlook 2014 at the emirati media forum date. Nov 10, 2008 media mogul edward borgerding landed in his current role as ceo of abu dhabi media company via a highflying career with disney and stint as a fulltime dad. The organization was founded with the intent to create powerful connections between european countries and north americans. Saudi investors are behind the major networks middle east broadcasting center mbc, which is based in dubai, and bahrainbased orbit showtime. Conclusion and other questions media has been a keystone in postindependent arab states due to their importance to forming and consolidating a shared arab identity. Tunisia media mogul still candidate despite arrest. Arabs, muslims, and the legacy of media stereotypes.
The portrayal of arab women in the media looking in the. The news media and the arabisraeli conflict today jewish. Portrayals of jews and africans americans with the long history of hollywoods stereotyping of arabs and muslims the history of which is explored throughout this online exhibit, the nvp survey results are. May 16, 2011 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. The island burj al arab stands on a manmade island 280 metres offshore, connected to the mainland by a slender, gently curving causeway. 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. Arab populations, for their part, are most influenced by how they perceive the effect of u. Knight international journalism fellowship in morocco, tunisia, egypt, jordan, and lebanon. The attendees include royalty, presidents, prime ministers, chief executives of major international conglomerates, media moguls, and world bankers.
The top 1,300 words for understanding media arabic. This m ix of african and arab culture has created a unique zanzibari identity. Chafets, who had served as the director of israels government press office, noted that the choices that have shaped the american. This essay will examine the discourses and images of corporate american media coverage of the arab revolutions from their beginnings in tunisia in december, 2010, until november, 2011, a year that saw dramatic political changes in the arab world and ambiguous responses to. This essay will examine the discourses and images of corporate american media coverage of the arab revolutions from their beginnings in tunisia in december, 2010, until november, 2011, a year that saw dramatic political changes in the arab world and ambiguous responses to those changes from american news agencies. Review of globalization and emerging media industries journal of middle east media vol 8, issue 1, fall 2012 arab media gives a good overview of the subject. Regions leading family and cultural entertainment destination, who is committed to provide the best in entertainment and excellence in guest experience. Since september 11, 2001, and the wars in afghanistan and iraq, many television viewers in the united states have become familiar with al jazeera as offering an alternative take on events from that presented by mainstream u.
Amg covers radio broadcasting, event management, and family entertainment. Saudi arabia, which possesses about 20% of the worlds petroleum reserves, is the largest petroleum exporter and plays a leading role in opec. The countless stereotypes and misrepresentations about us that are around today are still the same ones that were around years ago. Egyptian panarab media strategy with that of saudi arabia, and would like to clarify the. Arrests of saudi media moguls raise ownership fears concern mounts that riyadhs anticorruption probe puts diversity of coverage at risk prince alwaleed bin talal in may 2017. An overview of recent trends by may jabado on prezi. Mar 08, 2015 the portrayal of arab women in the media for decades, the media has shown that americans have a skewed public opinion of arab women. The objective behind the report is to not only bring out an assessment of the media scene in the region in its entirety, but also to help. Dec 28, 2001 the london arabiclanguage daily alhayat published a full page of readers letters. New formations provides an indepth, comprehensive and uptodate analysis of all forms of arab media in light. Arab media outlook is one of the pioneering media development initiatives of dubai press club along with arab media forum and arab journalism award. Al arab by helicopter and admire the city from a different perspective. Arab media moguls library of modern middle east studies sakr, naomi, skovgaardpetersen, jakob, ratta, donatella della on. They have investigated the role of newspapers and television in news provision and the impact of new media developments, most especially the.
Social media in the arab world jeffrey ghannam jeffrey ghannam is an independent media consultant, attorney, and veteran journalist. Advanced media arabic is a valuable textbook that provides advanced learners of arabic as a second language with a wide array of authentic media arabic texts and audio files that should not only educate learners about the arab world media but also enhance their arabic reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Kat slowe meets a family man with an emotional attachment to film. Tecoms 10 business parks now play host to over 4,500 companies and 70,000 knowledge workers across the ict, media, education, sciences, and. Arab media are hampered by restrictive state policies and also a lack of acceptance of the new media by state authorities they are mostly nationbound in terms of regulation, programming and power structures. Naomi sakr, jakob skovgaardpetersen, donatella della ratta. The first phase was represented by the hayy al arab, a program broadcast by yunis albahri from berlins arab radio station in nazi germany. Our role has ultimately been in helping dubai to develop a more diversified, knowledgebased economy.
Detailing the various axes upon which media systems are formed, the book described the authoritarian, libertarian. Arab media moguls charts the fortunes of some leading media investors and entrepreneurs from egypt, lebanon, saudi arabia and tunisia to examine their motives, management styles, financial performance and links to political power. The nvp surveyed more than 2,600 adults across the country that work or volunteer with children, including. The arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. Emergent masculinities, technologies, and islam in the middle east. The new media precinct, dubbed erbil media city, is being fashioned along the same lines as dubai media city dmc with all the incentives that are packed into a free zone including a taxfree policy and 100% foreign ownership. Once a colony of the sultanate of oman, zanzibar is a muslim country with islamic cultural influences.
Although governmental influence over the media is stronger in the middle east than in europe or the united states, rugh argues that there is more diversity in the arab. By fixating on jewish west bank settlements instead of palestinian leaders, the media is able to engage in false equivalency. Ryssdal, a talk with a middle east media mogul, marketplace. How the press distorts americas views of the middle east, the americanborn israeli writer zeev chafets catalogued the ills that plagued u. Arab media moguls library of modern middle east studies. Arab media moguls charts the rise of some leading investors and entrepreneurs in arab media, examining their motives, management styles, financial performance and links to political power. Modernization and media in the arab world introduction when the four theories of the press appeared in 1956 it was hailed as an instant classic. Saudi media has influence outside of the borders of the kingdom, as the country is a major market for pan arab satellite and paytv. The role of media in the arab worlds transformation process kai hafez introduction in the middle east, particularly in the arab world, the notion of a powerful media sector has been welcomed by many observers. Regrettably, for many decades, united states mass media has been promulgating negative stereotyped images about the arab muslim world. A comparative study on the panarab media strategies. Its staff and resources have been merged into dubai media incorporated.
Jul 31, 20 nearly 50% of adults believe there is a persistent negative media bias against muslims and 44% believe the same of arabsarab americans. Apr 26, 2017 the attendees include royalty, presidents, prime ministers, chief executives of major international conglomerates, media moguls, and world bankers. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. Prime minister and media mogul held back door meeting. Media and politics in the wake of the arab uprisings georgetown. Media and politics in the wake of the arab uprisings.
Although still in their infancy, with high cost and still limited access, these new media have, in just a few years, changed the arab news, information, and entertainment markets beyond recognition. Media mogul blazes trail alsayegh launches mtv arabiya. Transformations in the arab media landscape are a key element in regiona. Turner revolutionized news media when he established cnn, the worlds first 24hour cable news channel. In the past 60 years, the arab media have gone through three phases. As you will see, i have learned about middle eastern manhood through the lens of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, or arts, as i will call them from this point on. Arrests of saudi media moguls raise ownership fears.
The role of media in the arab worlds transformation process. Media capture and the threat to democracy 2 in countries undergoing political transition, another change witnessed in the past two decades is that the threat to journalistic independence no longer comes from the government alone, but from the private sector, and from collusion between the two. Media moguls 1st edition michael palmer jeremy tunstall. Saudi media has influence outside of the borders of the kingdom, as the country is a major market for panarab satellite and paytv. Middle east broadcasting center mbc was launched in london, shortly after the 1991 gulf war. Since 2001, he has served in numerous media development efforts and was awarded a john s. Murdochs news corp at number four is the only gentile holdout however rupert is as proisrael as any jew, probably more so. Arab media group amg is a dubai, united arab emirates based entertainment company and a strategic business vertical of dubai holding.568 686 962 1335 1263 814 240 733 606 1475 697 1325 1528 1490 189 283 1070 717 1132 1185 739 1480 1094 1405 251 1072 16 1434 43 169 1306 974 1031 809 1326 97