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Author Ayalon, Ami.

Title The press in the Arab Middle East : a history / Ami Ayalon
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995


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 W'PONDS  079.17 Aya/Pit  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 300 pages ; 25 cm
Series Studies in Middle Eastern history
Studies in Middle Eastern history.
Contents 1. State Bulletins: Pronouncing the Official Truth. "Egyptian Events" The Official Ottoman Press -- 2. Enthusiastic Beginnings: The Private Press, 1855-1882. The Private Press in Lebanon. Egypt: The Focus Moves West. Europe, the Convenient Refuge -- 3. The Private Press, 1882-1918. Egypt, the Capital of Arab Journalism. The Fertile Crescent and the Hejaz: Beginnings. Wartime Exigencies -- 4. The Arab States and the Press, 1918-1945. Egypt. Syria and Lebanon. Iraq. Palestine. The Journalistic Periphery: Transjordan and the Arabian Peninsula. The End of an Era -- 5. Press, State, and the Question of Freedom. State and Press: The Stick and the Carrot. Journalists and Freedom -- 6. The Reader. Cultural Determinants. Circulation. Popular Exposure to the Press. Press and Readership -- 7. Cultural Legacy and the Challenge of the Press. Printing and the Guardians of Old Values. Newspapers and Traditional Literary Norms. The Vocabulary of the Press
8. The Economic Angle: The Press as Merchandise and as Enterprise. The Press as Merchandise. The Press as Enterprise: Starting Up. Sources of Income: Advertising. Sources of Income: Circulation. Sources of Income: Subsidization -- 9. The Craft of the Arab Journalist. Lure and Frustration. Toward Professionalism. Kurd 'Ali, Yusuf, Musa, Istanbuli
Analysis Journalism History
Middle East
Notes In cooperation with The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject Journalism -- Arab countries -- History.
Press -- Arab countries -- History.
Author Merkaz Dayan le-ḥeḳer ha-Mizraḥ ha-Tikhon ṿe-Afriḳah (Universiṭat Tel-Aviv)
LC no. 94009482
ISBN 0195087801