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From the Editor

It's gratifying, as we move into our second year of publication, to note the growth of TBS in terms of the coverage we provide, the audience we reach, and the people who have become involved in the publication. There are several new faces to welcome with this issue: we have …

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Peter Einstein, CEO, Gulf DTH/Showtime

Peter Einstein was appointed president and chief executive of Gulf DTH/Showtime, the fastest growing direct-to-home digital satellite pay-TV service for the Middle East, in January 1997. Showtime provides eleven channels of Western programming throughout the region, from the Gulf to North Africa. As president and chief executive, Einstein has overall …

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Transnational Broadcasting in Asia

An online discussion with Philip Kitley, Keval Kumar, Brian Shoesmith, Amos Owen Thomas, and Tony Wilson TBS: Some experts believe transnational broadcasting has the potential to bring harmony between subgroups and between nations. Others believe the opposite, that the diversity of cultures that transnational broadcasting reflects and spreads will in the …

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Will Wyatt, Chief Executive, BBC

TBS: You alluded in your presentation at the 1998 International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam to the fact that the fast pace of technological growth could lead to a wide gap between those who are "high-tech" and an "information underclass," in terms of nations, regions, and individuals. Do you think that public …

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From the Editor

Welcome to the journal Transnational Broadcasting Studies. It's a complex name, but one very deliberately chosen. A journal restricted to media that is both broadcasting in nature and transnational in range of transmission may seem highly specialized, but this is in actuality an already enormous and ever-growing field with the …

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Alexander Zilo, President and CEO, Orbit

Rome, July 1998 TBS: There's been a lot of talk that Orbit is moving out of Rome. Is this true? Alexander Zilo: We are not moving out of Rome, we are focusing on decentralizing portions of our business, what we're calling the Arabization of Orbit. Over the last five years we've encountered …

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