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The Creative Environment of Scientific Content Production on Social Networking Platforms (Arabic)

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. Social Networking platforms impose new methods of creating audiovisual content, through the use of new technologies; this has also altered the nature of content production and consumption. Social networking platforms represent an ostensibly free, advanced and low-cost space, allowing the curious user to exercise …

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A Critical Analysis of the Dialectic Science-Religion Relationship in Popular Science Show Discourse

Abstract In light of the advancing digital environment and the interest in boosting scientific content published on digital platforms, this paper seeks to define and critically analyze the discourse of popular science shows (henceforth, “PSS”). Considering the fact that religion serves as a major foundational component in the Arab social …

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Transformations and Trends in Science Journalism as Viewed by the Egyptian Media and Scientific Community

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. The study aims to identify the common perceptions and evaluation of the journalistic and scientific community in Egypt, of current transformations and trends in scientific journalism. The study does so, in order to determine the following: 1) The position of scientific journalism in society; …

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More than Meets the Eye: A Multimodal Approach to Science-Popularizing Discourse and Representation of the ‘Other’ in a Selection of National Geographic Feature Articles

Abstract National Geographic Magazine (NGM) is an American cultural icon renowned for the dissemination of geographic knowledge, the exhilaration of cultural explorations, the popularization of science discourse, and the cultivation of visual imaginaries. Among popular science magazines, its distinctive force in the popular imagination squarely lies in the manipulation and …

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Film Review | Watching “Us” in the Middle East

“Us,” Jordan Peele’s newly released horror film, raises questions about American identity that will appear very different to viewers outside the United States. Peele has claimed that “Us” aims to hold up a mirror to American society, showing “us” how “we are our worst enemies.” But for international viewers, especially …

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