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Arabic and English Faces of al-Jazeera: Understanding the Arab Media

Event: Arabic and English Faces of al-Jazeera: Understanding the Arab Media
The Melton Center for Jewish Studies Presents

Mordechai Kedar
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
7:00 PM
Location:Area on Campus: Columbus Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave.
Contact:Lori Fireman
Phone Number:614-292-0700
Event category:Melton Center for Jewish Studies
Event Type:Lecture

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