Posts Tagged “Arab media”

Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth

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Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth

Survey raises serious concerns over views of Arab Youth A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further…

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Why Aljazeera?

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Why Aljazeera? By Ali Younes — The closure of Al Jazeera offices in Morocco last week was not a surprising act by the Moroccan government given that most Arab countries treat the media, especially Al Jazeera, and the freedom of the press as a threat to their monopoly on dissemination of information. Al Jazeera has…

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09-01-09 Gilad Shalit in the Arab media

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Gilad Shalit in the Arab media By Ali Younes — Every time I read and watch how Arab media outlets cover the story of prisoner’s exchange of the Israeli solider Gilad Shalit and hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, I come to think how Arab media have fallen victims to Israeli PR machine (propaganda). There are several…

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