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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... understand what type of variations exist within these urban movements; and analyzes the interplay between such online manifestations and online censorship. This research is based on the critical discourse analysis of web content and graphic representations produced by Bahraini activists on particular online...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72209–224 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.916524
Published: 01 April 2014
... confronting censorship and oppression (due to political or religious reasons), not only in conservative countries such as Saudi Arabia but also in Arab states usually considered ‘liberated’ and ‘democratic’ like Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon. † This paper was originally presented at the Symposium on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... control and censorship of Arab media have been diminished or shed outright in a number of Arab countries – including Egypt and Tunisia – there are questions about what sort of conditionalities new corporate sponsorship may evolve. This article examines the philosophical and sociological dimensions of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... . ElBaradei, Mohamed . 2011 . “There is No Turning Back Now.” Spiegel Online January 25 . El Gody, Ahmed . 2007 . “New Media, New Audience, New Topics, and New Forms of Censorship in the Middle East.” In New Media and the New Middle East , edited by Philip Seib , 213–34. Basingstoke: Palgrave...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... participation of their academic staff in numerous public bodies ( Chatterton and Goddard 2000 ). The potential impact of policymaking on academic freedom had been noted, as had the dangers of self-censorship and of the notion of academia as a public intellectual realm. The major higher education issues...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-243–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000004
Published: 01 March 2018
... citizens to “imagine Sudan in its colonial borders as a free and independent nation,” becoming a tool “for spreading anti-colonial feeling and, finally, for getting around the censorship imposed by the colonial authority” ( Suleiman 2006 , 11). Furthermore, in post-Saddam Iraq, as the American-British...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
... activities at 36 universities during the three-year period. The average is 15.5 activities per university, or five activities per university per year. This certainly does not reflect the reality of the situation, rather the censorship and lack of transparency. Therefore, the data we analyzed on activities...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10132–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279386
Published: 01 January 2017
... regime developments, the opening up of media space among other freedoms in Egypt, censorship and self-censorship continued to exist. Politicization of the media was widespread with the pro-military or pro-Muslimmedia organs reflecting the political tensions in the country (Gaub and El Aziz 2014). The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9149–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118913
Published: 01 January 2016
..., ignoring the council s recommendations, applying direct and indirect pressure on its members and creating an atmosphere of self-censorship that prevents them from challenging the regime or threa- tening its interests. All these indications demonstrate clearly that the steps for reform taken in 2011 were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83428–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1053744
Published: 01 July 2015
... also asks them whether they are satisfied with the Saudi press given its adherence to the govern- ment s policies and vision, and in light of the significant media openness and existence of outlets not subject to censorship or government oversight. Though the author focuses on the Saudi public s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82265–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024486
Published: 01 April 2015
... Dialectics in Ikhwanweb. Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES) 23 (2): 235 261. Dabbous, Dima. 2014. TV Editorials and Elections: A Study in the Role of Implicit- ness, Intertextuality and Censorship in Lebanon. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication 7 (3): 255 283. Farmanfarmaian, Roxane. 2014...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73398–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.936122
Published: 01 July 2014
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72195–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.902183
Published: 01 April 2014
... approach noted above than to one of identifying meaning. It is sufficient to look at the index of Alexan s book, for example, to find illustration of that. The items include: The early beginnings of cinema production [ ] cinema showrooms and their audience [ ] cinema censorship, the first preliminary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72225–245 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.918320
Published: 01 April 2014
... Arab countries, would have feared it or imposed strict censorship laws to control the ideas and beliefs it broad- casts. A clear example is the film Lasheen (1938), directed by Fritz Kramp, and the inci- dents that ensued in Egypt when it was banned shortly after its release. The film tells the story...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 317–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903454633
Published: 01 January 2010
... Unity Studies 2010 Saudi youth Internet alternative Arab media unemployment translational identity succession and the ruling family censorship state control Wahhabism and reform Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 3, No. 1, January 2010, 7 20 ISSN 1755-0912 print/ISSN 1755-0920 online © 2010...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 54535–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.727699
Published: 01 October 2012
... common enemy that threatens the security and survival of both the state and the society. Fourth, there is the security dilemma. The Church is faced with the dilemma whether to defend the communal rights of its followers at all costs or to exercise self-censorship given that the regime is the ultimate...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52214–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.673069
Published: 01 April 2012
... its effect in 1967 (the Arab Israeli War). This law allows for arrests, censorships and military crackdowns without pre- senting any probable cause. 5. International organizations are barred by the Egyptian government from acting as obser- vers to any and all electoral proceedings. 6. It has also...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52198–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668303
Published: 01 April 2012
... subject to censorship, suspension or confiscation, except by judicial order. (4) The limit- ation of the government s ability to issue temporary laws during the absence of parliament, a practice that governments exercised at will in the past. (5) The limitation of the State Security Court s jurisdiction...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5154–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.645669
Published: 01 January 2012
... countries simply cannot afford to go without the Internet for more than a week or two before the economic costs become too high. Using social media as a tool of coordi- nation can in some ways insulate activists from government censorship. While Gladwell may see weak ties as a drawback, Diamond and Shirky...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5127–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.645665
Published: 01 January 2012