Arab Television Industries by Joe KhalilArab Television Industries by Joe Khalil

Arab Television Industries

byJoe Khalil, Marwan M. Kraidy

Paperback | November 12, 2009

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Arab Television Industries captures the fascinating metamorphosis of Arab television from separate state-owned terrestrial channels to a vibrant, pan-Arab, commercial satellite industries, and explores the momentous social and political implications of this transformation.
Marwan M. Kraidy is Associate Professor, the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.Joe F. Khalil is a PhD candidate, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Title:Arab Television IndustriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pagesPublished:November 12, 2009Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1844573028

ISBN - 13:9781844573028


Table of Contents

Preface/Acknowledgements * Introduction * A Short History of Arab Television * The Arab Entertainment Channels * Niche Channels and Socio-Cultural Change * Arab News Channels * Ramadan: Drama, Comedy and Religious Shows in the Arab Sweeps * Television Policy and Regulation in the Arab World * Conclusion * Bibliography * Appendix I: CHRONOLOGY * Appendix II: LIST OF INTERVIEWS * Appendix III: ADDRESSES OF INSTITUTIONS