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All Posts Tagged With: "Satellite television"

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

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

Dishing Democracy: Arab TV Guide

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

Jul 31st, 2007

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

Dishing Democracy: Resources

Links to information on the media and human rights groups in the Arab World.

Jul 31st, 2007

Exclusive to al-Jazeera: Essay: Network That’s Changing the Arab World

For a satellite channel that broadcasts only in Arabic, al-Jazeera has achieved an astonishing level of recognition way beyond the Arab world. To understand why this is so is to understand some key contradictions of contemporary media and global politics.

Jul 10th, 2003

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