By Tine Ustad Figenschou
This ebook analyzes how and why Al Jazeera English (AJE) grew to become the channel of option to comprehend the big protests around the Arab international 2011. Aiming to provide an explanation for the ‘Al Jazeera moment,’ it tracks the channel’s bumpy highway in the direction of foreign acceptance in a longitudinal, in-depth research of the channel’s editorial profile and techniques. learning AJE from its release in mid-November 2006 to the ‘Arab Spring’, it explains and problematizes the channel’s bold editorial time table and methods, examines the interior conflicts, sensible demanding situations and minor breakthroughs in its adolescence.
The Al Jazeera-phenomenon has got gigantic consciousness, however it continues to be under-researched. the expansion of transnational satellite tv for pc tv has reworked the worldwide media panorama right into a advanced internet of multi-vocal, multimedia and multi-directional flows. in response to a mix of policy-, creation- and content material research of entire empirical facts the publication bargains an leading edge viewpoint at the theorization of worldwide information contra-flows. through problematizing the specified features of AJE, it examines the strategic motivation in the back of the channel and the ways that its creation tactics and information profile are supposed to be varied from its Anglo-American rivals. those questions underscore a important nexus of the ebook: the altering courting among transnational satellite tv for pc information and gear.
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Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape: The South is Talking Back (Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies) by Tine Ustad Figenschou