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REVIEW: Noted: Questions of great intricacy opened up to non-Arabic audience

Media in the Contemporary Arab World cover

Volume 23, Issue 1

July, 2017

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Cass, P. (2017). Noted: Questions of great intricacy opened up to non-Arabic audience. Pacific Journalism Review, 23(1), 280-282. doi:10.24135/pjr.v23i1.315 Review of: Media and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab World, edited by Lena Jayyusi and Anne Sofie Roald. Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave MacMillan 2016. 327 pages. ISBN 978-1-137-5252-2-2.
Author(s): Philip Cass
Publication date: 
July, 2017

MEDIA and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab World explores the extremely complicated reality of the Arab media and its place in the political and cultural debates that are rarely recognised or understood in the west. In the Middle East, media of all kinds, from clothes to pop songs, carry heavily loaded political messages that simply cannot be avoided and which can cause political explosions.

doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v23i1.315