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Debunking COVID-19 Fake News on Arabic Fact-Checking Websites: An Analytical Study (Arabic)

Scroll down for Arabic abstract. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an information crisis, labeled an “Infodemic”. This study explores the methodology of debunking fake news related to the pandemic on independent Arabic fact-checking websites. The study’s results are derived from a textual and visual analysis of the content related to …

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Book Review | Routledge Handbook on Arab Media

First Edition - Edited By Noureddine Miladi, Noha Mellor (Routledge, 2020) The Routledge Handbook on Arab Media is an encyclopedic depiction of the history, roles, models of ownership, and regulations of print, broadcast, and online media in 20 Arab countries out of the 22 Arab countries represented in the Arab …

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“I’ll See You on Zoom!” International Educators’ Perceptions of Online Teaching Amid, and Beyond, Covid-19

Abstract When the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world in 2020, it affected every aspect of life, including education. The spread of this pandemic compelled the world to shift from traditional classroom education to online learning. This exploratory qualitative research study investigates the critical and timely topic of the sudden transition …

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Daesh and the Power of Media and Message

Abstract This paper, as a part of an on-going research project, examines Daesh's media (2014-2017) and seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how Daesh spreads its messages. It focuses on the importance of media as one of the main factors behind Daesh’s power. It also demonstrates that in order …

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Factors Influencing Public Attitudes toward Paid Online Newspaper Subscriptions- A Field Study (Arabic)

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. Abstract Despite the implementation of new business models in several Western media organizations, most Arab newspapers have not yet explored these models, and little is known about public attitudes towards their willingness to pay for online news. The study sought to identify factors that …

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Digital and Traditional Media’s Handling of Freedom Issues: A Comparative Study among Egyptian and Saudi Youth (Arabic)

Scroll down for the Arabic abstract. Abstract With the expansion of the digital public sphere, tackling freedom issues has been widely transferred from traditional mass media to digital platforms. Based on the constructive approach that demonstrates the recipient’s active ability to give meaning to what he/she is exposed to, and …

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