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Zainab Abdul-Nabi

Zainab Abdul-Nabi recently submitted her PhD thesis (Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney) under the title: “Peace Journalism framing in Al-Jazeera coverage of Bahrain’s uprising and Syria’s second chemical attack.” Since 2014, she has taught Radio Broadcasting, Media Industry, and Arabic Media units at the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales. Her last journal article was published in Global Media and Communication journal. From 2003 to 2013, Abdul-Nabi worked as a reporter, print, and broadcast journalist in several international and Australian media outlets.

Al-Jazeera’s relationship with Qatar before and after Arab Spring: Effective public diplomacy or blatant propaganda?

Abstract Since its foundation in 1996 until the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, the Qatar-based and funded channel, Al-Jazeera, was considered by many media and politics scholars as a major element of a “pan-Arab public diplomacy” and even a “virtual state.” The main reasons behind Al-Jazeera’s success as an effective …

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