Abu Ardvark, a Blog by Marc Lynch
Marc Lynch is a political science professor at Williams College, and the author of numerous publications on Arab Media, including “Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera, and Middle East Politics Today.”
FRONTLINE/World “War of Ideas”
This documentary, which was part IV of FRONTLINE’s “News War” series, explores the impact of satellite television in the Arab World.
Arab Advisors Group
A research and consulting firm that provides statistical analyses of regional trends in the Arab telecommunications and media industries.
The Arab Media Forum
A yearly forum that brings together journalists from around the world to discuss the most pressing issues in Arab media; first organized in 2001 to strengthen dialogue and understanding between Arab and Western media.
The Journal of Middle East Broadcasters (MEB) The official publication of the Middle East Broadcasters Association (MEB), the first and only professional trade association specifically focused on promoting professional growth and development of broadcasters in Arab countries.
Arab Human Development Report Launch
This 2006 Report issued by the United Nations Development Programme focuses on women in the Arab world, highlighting gender equality as critical to development and prosperity in the region.
Palestine A recent report from Freedom House that provides a comprehensive evaluation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, including social and political rights, and civic voice.
Al Hurra, “The Free One,” is an Arabic language satellite TV channel broadcast throughout the Middle East by the United States and overseen by the US-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors, the independent federal agency created in 1999 responsible for all U.S. government sponsored international broadcasting.