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TBS 9 goes online under the shadow of an imminent second war between an American-led alliance and Iraq. How extraordinary have been the developments in transnational satellite broadcasting in the 11 or 12 years (depending whether you date the Gulf War, as the Kuwaitis do, from the Iraqi invasion in …

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“Arab Satellite Broadcasting in the Age of Globalization”

Papers from the Cambridge conference.    Nineteen Mass Communication scholars and leading Arab professional broadcasters gathered for three days in Cambridge, UK, to consider the issue of "Furthering Integration and Enhancing Fragmentation in the Arab World." The conference was sponsored by the Center of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (CMEIS) …

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From the Editors

Ten years ago TBS's publisher, the Adham Center for Television Journalism at the American University in Cairo, published an obscure book on the second Gulf War called "Media in the Midst of War." Now in 2002 we return to examining the same topic—this time both post-September 11 and in the face of …

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Business and Financial Broadcasting

Business journalists discuss transparency and conflict of interest in reporting business news and financial information at Newsworld Asia, held in Singapore May 9-11, 2001. Thanks to Newsworld for permission to publish this transcript. Moderated by Chris Donville, Bloomberg, and featuring panelists Matt Winkler, editor-in-chief, Bloomberg; Melvin Yong, Finance News Editor, Channel News Asia; Zafar Siddiqi, Chairman and …

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Covering the War on Terrorism

A panel discussion sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Arab Studies Journal, Georgetown University, Jan. 24, 2002. The transcript is published here with the kind permission and assistance of CCAS. Moderated by Michael Hudson, Professor of Arab Studies and International Relations, Georgetown University. Panelists: Marvin Kalb, Executive Director, Harvard …

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Mohammed Jasim Al-Ali, Al-Jazeera Managing Director

TBS first spoke with Al-Jazeera Managing Director Mohammed Jasim Al-Ali in Cairo in June 2000 for an extensive interview about the channel, its startup, and its plans. With Al-Jazeera making news around the globe for its coverage of current world events, TBS Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer and Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan …

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