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Report: Social Media in Ramadan

The Online Project, a social media agency based in Jordan, released its report titled Social Media in Ramadan: Exploring Arab User Habits on Facebook & Twitter. The report focuses on Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, KSA and the UAE, and includes several infographics.

New Book: News Media in the Arab World: A Study of 10 Arab and Muslim Countries

The book investigates the role of newspapers and television in news provision and the impact of new media developments, most especially the emergence of the internet as a platform for news distribution and of international satellite television channels such as Al Jazeera. Examining the constantly developing nature of news, the collection contains separately authored chapters produced by the researchers responsible for each original analysis, covering Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Report: Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab Youth?

The Dubai School of Government released its report Social Media, Employment and Entrepreneurship: New Frontiers for the Economic Empowerment of Arab Youth?, which analyzes perceptions on the impact of social media usage on economic empowerment, employment and entrepreneurship in eight surveyed countries in the Arab region.

Call for Articles for Edited Book on “Society, Cyber Media and Social Transformation in the Arab Gulf”

Unites Arab Emirates
Zayed University Press (the Interdisciplinary Studies on the Arabian Gulf)
Oman, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, social aspects, Saudi Arabia, economic studies, sociology, information and communication technology, Qatar, Bahrain
Dec 1, 2012

New Book: Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field

The book is an attempt to explore ways of conceptualising and theorising the nascent field of Arab Cultural Studies. It reflects and engages in an interdisciplinary discussion on the different facets of Arab cultural studies, including gender, economy, history, epistemology, language, method, politics, literary and cultural criticism, institutionalization, popular culture, creativity and much more. The book presents a meta-narrative about how scholars have thus far thought and re-thought the field.
Gulvady, Samskrti, Blogging – Redefining Global Modern Journalism: An Omani Perspective. Global Media Journal, vol. 8, no. 14, Spring 2009 abstract full text
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