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Between Theory and Practice: A Report on the Cambridge Arab Media Project’s Conference on “The Media and Political Change in the Arab World”

Moller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK 28-30 September 2004 Does transnational broadcasting media impact political change in the Arab world, and if so, in what way and to what extent? This question lies at the heart of the ongoing discourse about Arab satellites and their role in opening and defining …

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News World Conference, Dublin November 19-21, 2002

The "Countdown to Conflict" session that opened the News World 2002 conference began calmly enough, with Martin Howard, director general of corporate communications for the UK Ministry of Defense, explaining his efforts to get British officers to understand that "part of their duty is to explain" military operations to the …

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Countdown to Conflict

The following is the transcript of a panel discussion that took place on November 19, 2002 at News World's annual conference. With military action looming in Iraq, and after a year of conflict in Afghanistan, a debate about the rights and responsibilities of journalists in conflict zones. How is the …

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AUSACE 2001: Economy of Media in the New Middle East

The sixth annual conference of the Arab-US Association of Communication Educators (AUSACE) took place in Atlanta, Georgia, October 31 to November 3, 2001. The conference was hosted by Georgia State University and was co-sponsored by AUSACE; the Department of Communication, GSU; the Center for International Media Education; and the Middle …

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