[FoME] New book "Arab Media Systems" - available for free as open access
Carola.Richter at fu-berlin.de
Do Mär 11 13:49:40 CET 2021
We would like to present the new book "Arab Media Systems" (edited by Carola Richter and Claudia Kozman)
which is out now and available for free as an open access book: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1281
This volume provides a comparative analysis of media systems in the Arab world, based on criteria informed by the historical, political, social, and economic factors influencing a country's media. Reaching beyond classical western media system typologies, Arab Media Systems brings together contributions from experts in the field of media in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to provide valuable insights into the heterogeneity of this region's media systems. It focuses on trends in government stances towards media, media ownership models, technological innovation, and the role of transnational mobility in shaping media structure and practices.
Each chapter in the volume traces a specific country's media and assesses its media system in terms of historical roots, political and legal frameworks, media economy and ownership patterns, technology and infrastructure, and social factors (including diversity and equality in gender, age, ethnicities, religions, and languages).
This book is a welcome contribution to the field of media studies, constituting the only edited collection in recent years to provide a comprehensive and systematic overview of Arab media systems. As such, it will be of great use to students and scholars in media, journalism and communication studies, as well as political scientists, sociologists, and anthropologists with an interest in the MENA region.
If you are interested in more material on Arab media (incl. readings, short and long videos...) please visit the AREACORE website and its eLearning platform at https://www.areacore.org/ims/
You are more than welcome to subscribe to the AREACORE newsletter to get monthly or bi-monthly updates (subscribe at the bottom of the website).
Prof. Dr. Carola Richter
Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft
Garystr. 55, Zimmer 267
Tel: +49-30-838 58898
>>> Global Media Journal - German Edition: www.globalmediajournal.de<http://www.globalmediajournal.de/>
>>> eLearning Platform International Media Systems: www.areacore.org/ims<http://www.areacore.org/ims>
>>> Book Series "Global Communications": www.openbookpublishers.com/section/100/1<http://www.openbookpublishers.com/section/100/1>
>>> Dossier on Media and Corona in the Arab world: www.areacore.org/dossier-media-corona<http://www.areacore.org/dossier-media-corona>
Richter, Carola & Kozman, Claudia (eds.) (2021). Arab Media Systems. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0238 (Open Access)
Download for free: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1281
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