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New Issue of the Arab Media and Society

The online journal Arab Media & Society has published its new issue that discusses the role of social media before the Arab Spring and the current state of traditional news media. All included articles are available online or in the PDF format for download. Arab Media & Society, formerly TBS Journal, is a joint project of The Center for Electronic Journalism at the American University in Cairo and the Centre for Middle East Studies at St. Antony’s College, Oxford.
 
Krihova, Zuzana, Book Review: Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran. CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012 abstract full text
Samson A. Bezabeh, Mythical Roots, Phantasmic Realities and Transnational Migrants: Yemenis Across the Gulf of Aden, CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012
CyberOrient
Abdulrahman Alzaagy, The Time of Concluding the Contract in E-Commerce from Islamic Legal Perspective, CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012
CyberOrient
Zuzana Krihova, Review: Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran, CyberOrient, Vol. 6, Iss. 2, 2012
CyberOrient

New Book: Civic Engagement, Digital Networks, and Political Reform in Africa

The book takes a critical look at claims, developments and initiatives linking Civil Society Organizations, new media, and democracy. Based on research carried out among urban political non-governmental actors in Nairobi and Lusaka, and observations of trends in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, the author argues that ICTs enhance the efficiency and operations of CSOs and make it easier for them to overcome ideological and other state obstacles but that states still remain powerful controllers of key instruments of dominance thus making real impact of new media minimal.
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