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Building Narratives: A Study of Terrorism Framing by Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya TV Networks

Using framing theory and content analysis, Saeed Abdullah & Mokhtar Elareshi investigate how Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya TV networks cover terrorism. This paper focuses on how the two networks differ or are similar in covering terrorism and identifies factors that may influence each network’s news selection processes and the framing of terrorism stories. This work represents an initial effort to expand research on terrorism coverage by pan-Arab media.

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TBS 14: Satellite Chronicles

TBS continues its month-by-month record of events in the Arab and Islamic satellite world as reported in the press and by BBC Monitoring.  December 2004 to May 2005   December 7 MBC Children's Channel Walid al-Ibrahim, president of Dubai-based Middle East Broadcasting Center's board of directors, announces that the station …

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BOOK REVIEW | The Making of Arab News

Reviewed by Ralph D. Berenger, The American University in Cairo Mellor, Noha. The Making of Arab News. Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. 176 pages. Paperback, 0-7425-3819-2, $23.95; Hard cover 0-7425-3818-4, $69. International scholars are often puzzled by the way translations of Arab news stories, printed and broadcast, are constructed and organized. …

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