Middle East /

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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Jul 02, 2008

The Mission of Arab Journalism: Creating Change in a Time of Turmoil

(Vol. 13 No. 3 July 2008) In the years after 9/11, the Bush administration repeatedly charged…

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May 26, 2008

Misreading the Arab Media

(May 25, 2008) “ARABIC TV does not do our country justice,” President Bush complained in…

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Jan 20, 2007

Middle East Heading for a New Cold War?

CAIRO, 20 January 2007 — Bush administration efforts to forge a US-Arab alliance against Iran…

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Jan 05, 2007

Cairo Ignores U.S. Request to Pull Plug on Jihadi TV in Iraq

(Jan. 4, 2007) Sunni-Shia power politics and U.S.-Egyptian relations are at the center of a…

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Oct 19, 2006

America’s Media Bubble

CAIRO (Oct. 19, 2006) — The United States no longer controls the script. That's a reality…

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Oct 02, 2006

The Middle East: It’s all just too darned complicated

First Published: October 2, 2006 Memo: To Arabs and Muslims Re: The Middle East It’s your own…

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