Television and the Arab Diaspora in the United States: Abeer
Etefa investigates what Arab-Americans watch.
Is Al Jazeera's Audience? Philip Auter, Mohamed M. Arafa,
and Khaled Al-Jaber deconstruct the demographics
and psychographics of an Arab satellite news network.
Horse? On the Arab Media as a Portal for Western Goods and Values:
Jihad Fakhreddine looks at the advertising on Arab satellite
Iraqi Freedom" or "Invasion of Iraq"? Injy
Galal, Amy Mowafi, and Lama al-Hammouri report on
the interpretations of CNN and Al Jazeera coverage of the 2003
Iraq War as reflected in Egyptian discussion groups.
Nilesat: Current Challenges and Future Trends: Hussein
Amin reports on a recent study to identify the current status
of the region's oldest satellite platform.
of Palestinian-Israelis to Arab Satellite TV: Mustafa
Kabha surveys the past and present of Palestinian-Israeli
and European Satellites over the Maghrib: Ahmed Bedjaoui
recounts the history of satellite broadcasting in Arab North
Africa and surveys its current state.
Warlords' New Weapon: Ahmed Muaffaq Zaidan, AL Jazeera's
Pakistan bureau chief, reports on the phenomenon of ethnic TV
Kurdish Satellite Channels have sprung up to advance to
the Kurdish cause and assert Kurdish identity, in Iraq and elsewhere.
Shirzad Sheikhani reported for Asharq Al-Awsat.
News Broadcast: Rasha El-Ibiary reports on the planned
launching of a new Arabic-language channel out of London aimed
at the Iraqi market.
The World of Entertainment
and ART Target Lebanon Sat-pirates: Chris Forrester
describes the massive piracy of intellectual property rights
in Lebanon and how two leading TV entertainment channels are
trying to stop it.
Awakening-Dream Drops Top Talkers: Dream TV, Egypt's only
private channel, gained an early reputation for daring talk
shows, and lost it fast. Ahmed Osman talked to some to
the main players.
Stressed at FICCI Frames India 2004: Janet Fine reports
on India's largest entertainment media meeting.
Excerpt: "Global Media Goes to War"
Media Go to War": TBS excerpts chapters by Muhammad
Ayish, Catherine Cassara
and Laura Lengel, and Ibrahim
Al-Marashi from a soon to be published collection of
essays and studies of media coverage of the 2003 Iraq War, with
original introduction by editor Ralph
D. Berenger and a list of journalists who died during