Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings Summary Report
el Issawi, Fatima
Kraidy, Marwan M.
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AbstractThis research initiative has resulted in an edited volume, Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2016), offering critical examination into the profound sociopolitical and media transitions that have occurred within Arab states during and in the wake of the uprisings. It explores the intricate ways in which politics and media intersect in their representation and negotiation of political resistance and cultural production in a shifting Arab world. By analyzing different aspects of Arab mediascapes—transformations in the culture of Arab journalism, the construction of media cities, the rise of religious media, and the attention to subcultures and public diplomacy—this volume provides insights into the changing political dynamics of the region, and maps out the rearticulation of power relations between state and society. The chapters adopt a multidisciplinary approach in their analyses of the changing dynamics of media and politics before, during, and in the aftermath of the revolts.
1. Introduction : The State of Arab Media in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings
Suzi Mirgani, Center for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University
School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Part I: Arab Media in Transition
2. On the Entangled Question of Media and Politics in the Middle East
Mohamed Zayani, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
3. A Comparative Analysis of Traditional Media Industry Transitions in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt
Fatima el Issawi, London School of Economics and Political Science
4. The Culture of Arab Journalism
Naila Hamdy, American University in Cairo
Part II: Space and the Cultural Production of Arab Media
5. Narratives and the Syrian Uprising: The Role of Stories in Political Activism and Identity Struggles
Dina Matar, SOAS, University of London
6. Public Space, Street Art, and Communication in the Arab Uprisings
Marwan M. Kraidy, University of Pennsylvania
7. Change and Continuity in Arab Media: A Political Economy of Media Cities
Joe Khalil, Northwestern University in Qatar
Part III: Media, State Interests, and Non-State Actors
8. Framing Political Islam: Media Tropes and Power Struggles in Revolutionary Egypt
Abeer AlNajjar, American University of Sharjah
9. Hezbollah, Al Manar, and the Arab Revolts: Defiance or Survival?
Zahera Harb, City University London
10. U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Media in the Middle East
Philip Seib, University of Southern California
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