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Feb 22, 2011

The Al Jazeera Revolution

(Feb. 2, 2011) As darkness fell on Tahrir Square the night of Feb. 1, a giant makeshift TV screen…

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Feb 15, 2011

Arab Spring Interviews (Links)

NPR’s Here and Now: Libya’s Revolution: Made in Qatar? NPR's Here and Now: Al Jazeera…

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Feb 05, 2011

The Opportunity and Peril for the U.S. in Egypt’s Rebirth

(Feb. 4, 2011) "The birth pangs of a new Middle East." That was how then-Secretary of…

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Feb 01, 2011

What you need to know about the unrest in the Mideast: Experts explain

What you need to know about the unrest in the Mideast: Experts explain why what happens in that…

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Feb 01, 2011

Arab Media Revolution Spreading Change

(Jan. 31,2011) Egyptians have overcome their fear of the police state. It is a seminal moment in…

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Jan 22, 2011

Crowd-sourcing Tunisia: separating electronic rumor from reality

(Jan. 21, 2011) The Tunisian revolution is another reminder of the power of viral media. But it…

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Jan 04, 2011

Reporting the Revolution: The New Voice of Arab Journalism

(Jan. 2011) The ouster of Tunisian President Zine El Abdine Ben Ali and the ongoing regional…

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Apr 01, 2009

Border Guards of the “Imagined” Watan: Arab Journalists and the New Arab Consciousness

(Vol. 63 No. 2 Spring 2009) Media plays a fundamental role in the formation of national identity,…

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Mar 16, 2009

Obama starts well with Muslims but must do more

CAIRO (March 16, 2009) -- Perceptions are a critical piece of the foreign policy matrix. From the…

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Feb 17, 2009

The Murrow Option for U.S. Public Diplomacy

By Lawrence Pintak and William Rugh CAIRO (Feb. 17, 2009): Almost 50 years ago, President John F.…

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Jan 22, 2009

Borderless Journalism in Gaza: BBC, CNN-I, and Al Jazeera English offer nuanced coverage of Gaza war

CAIRO (Jan. 21, 2009) – In television terms, Gaza has been déjà vu all over again. U.S.…

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Oct 01, 2008

Lessons worth learning: The Indonesian model

Issue 6, Fall 2008 What a difference a few thousand miles makes. I spent the summer in Indonesia,…

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