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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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العمليات النفسية ضد مصر: دراسة في المحتوى والتأثير

Scroll down for English abstract. تهدف الدراسة إلى الاختبار الإمبريقي لعدد من المقولات التأكيدية التي وردت في عبارة الرئيس السيسي السابقة، وما يرتبط بها من عمليات نفسية يقوم بها القائمون على شن الحرب النفسية على مصر ما بعد 30 يونيو، ولأي مدى يتأثر بها قطاع مهم ومستهدف من الشعب المصري، …

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Front Row Seat to History: Mohamed Hassanein Heikal

A well-connected journalist, commentator, and master propagandist, Mohamed Hassanein Heikal crafted the message of former president and pan-Arab nationalist Gamal Abd al-Nasser and defended his legacy long after his death. Heikal’s books were consistent best sellers in the Arab world, and his political analysis was accorded respect. His opinion was sought in hour-long television interviews and behind closed doors in the corridors of power. His influence endured the epochs of long-reigning presidents, a revolution, and its political uncertainty. Senior Editor Abdalla Hassan examines his legacy.

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The Counterrevolution Will Be Televised: Propaganda and Egyptian Television since the Revolution

In a short and critical read, Amr Khalifa draws attention to the Egyptian state’s influence on shaping the narratives propagated by national and local media, particularly television. Using initial coverage of the 2011 Revolution as a jumping off point, Khalifa argues that the same mechanisms for controlling the media have been used and reused by successive governments, and reflects on new limitations on freedom of expression, which he argues are more stringent than those seen under Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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BOOK REVIEW | War, Media and Propaganda: A Global Perspective

Reviewed by Rasha El Ibiary, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Kamalipour, Yahya R. and Snow, Nancy (eds.) War, Media and Propaganda: A Global Perspective. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2004. Paperback. 280 pages. ISBN: 0-7425-3562-2. $27.95. Yahya Kamalipour and Nancy Snow's anthology "War, Media and Propaganda" sheds light …

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