Evaluating the Arab Media Following the Iraqi War

Evaluating the Arab Media Following the Iraqi War

  • 20 May 2003

Jamil Mrouwa evaluated the effectiveness of the Arab
media following the war on Iraq on the basis that, in
essence, the role of the media in society is similar to
that of the nerves in the body. Moreover, media is the
society’s memory and its range is public, or what the
philosopher Habermas labeled the “public sphere.”
Therefore, the media is the first draft of history, and
what is written, depicted and recorded today will act
as a launching pad to explore identity and identify
personality. The speaker said that two questions were
prominent in this respect. Which kind of media are
we after? Which media is necessary to understand our
circumstances and environment?

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Tuesday 20 May 2003

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Tuesday 20 May 2003

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