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GULF WAR THREE: Covering The Coverage | Reporting the War

REPORTING THE WAR Dispatches from the Field:perhaps no war in history has been the subject of such up-close, real-time reporting. In between the feeds and one-on-ones that form "the product," satellite journalists were dealing with bureaucracies, war lords, cheap hotels, and intermittent grave danger. Maggie Zanger, who went to Iraqi Kurdistan …

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From the Editors

Journalistic convention in America tends to treat this war as Gulf War II but we have chosen to refer to it as Gulf War III, which is the way many writers in our region-the Middle East-perceive the war. The difference is symptomatic, on both sides of a great divide made …

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Correspondence

To the Editors of Transnational Broadcasting Studies: S.A. Schleifer, Hussein Y. Amin, Sarah Sullivan, and Shems Friedlander: Dear Sir/ Madam, In your issue of Spring/Summer of 2002, you have published an article by Mohammed El-Nawawy and Adel Iskandar under the title Boxing Rings: Al-Jazeera's Talk Shows. Among other things, mention …

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From the Editors

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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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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From the Editors

As the TBS editors spent the summer planning our special coverage of the Arab world, we had no idea that the question we were asking—how Arab news organizations cover the world, who their audiences are, and which organizations are shaping up as key players in regional media—would suddenly take on …

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REVIEWS

Baker, Chris (1997) Global Television: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell. Sinclair, John; Elizabeth Jacka and Stuart Cunningham (1996) New Patterns in Global Television: Peripheral Vision. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Herman, Edward and Robert McChesney (1997) The Global Media: The New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism. London: Cassell. Reviewed by TBS Review Editor …

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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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