Arabic and English Faces of al-Jazeera: Understanding the Arab Media
Arabic and English Faces of al-Jazeera: Understanding the Arab Media |
The Melton Center for Jewish Studies Presents
Professor of Arabic
Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar Ilan University
Al-Jazeera is a media superpower, with some ten satellite channels, sponsored and operated by the Emirate of Qatar. The news channels in Arabic and al-Jazeera English broadcast very different messages. Many commentators are sure that Qatar and al-Jazeera Arabic were the engine behind the so-called Arab spring. What and why are the differences between the two main al-Jazeera channels?
Free. No rsvp necessary.
Co-sponsored by the Israel Department and Jewish Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Columbus.
|Date and time:||January 28, 2014|
|Location:||Area on Campus: Columbus Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave.|
|Event category:||Melton Center for Jewish Studies|