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All Posts Tagged With: "Arab World"

Dishing Democracy: Introduction

(July 31, 2007) WIDE ANGLE goes behind the scenes at Arab television channel MBC in Cairo for an inside look at the hit all-female talk show, KALAM NAWAEM. The film provides a nuanced portrait of four Arab women harnessing the power of transnational satellite TV to boldly and effectively push social reform.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Filmmaker Notes: Bregtje van der Haak

What inspired me to make Dishing Democracy is the fact that in my recent work and travels in the Middle East and in the Arab world, I recognized the presence and the importance of satellite TV, which has been around for roughly 17 years now.

Jul 31st, 2007 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Arab TV Guide

This Arab TV Guide highlights other popular programs throughout the Middle East.

Jul 31st, 2007 | Comments

Dishing Democracy: Handbook: Satellite Television in the Arab World

The introduction of satellite television in the Middle East in the early 1990s completely transformed its media landscape. Satellite channels set in motion the emergence of modern TV journalism, live debate and reality TV.

Jul 31st, 2007 | Comments

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The Sand Castle: Video: Full Episode

His Highness Sheikh Saud of Ras al-Khaimah has a grandiose dream — a brand new capital for the United Arab Emirates.

Jun 24th, 2007 | Comments

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