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Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Arab Social Media Report
The Arab Social Media report series has explored the growth and usage trends of social media in the Arab region in depth since 2011. The series has become the key source of quantitative research on social media’s growth and usage trends in the Arab world. Additionally, Arab Social Media report...
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December, 01 2013
Reports and Analysis
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EUTELSAT
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a key market for Eutelsat, with great potential for growth, exciting technical challenges and considerable scope for innovative solutions. As a historical partner of leading MENA operators, committed to developing universal access to the main...
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December, 01 2014
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
This report has been prepared as a background document for the ITU Connect Arab Summit, which took place in Doha, Qatar from 5 to 7 March 2012. The main objective of the report was to provide an overview of the deployment and adoption of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the Arab...
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March, 01 2012
Reports and Analysis
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American International Journal of Contemporary Research
This study aims to evaluate the performance of Al-Jazeera Channel using two major indicators–objectivity and professionalism. The study was based on a survey conducted in nineteen Arab countries on a sample of 611 Ph.D. holders specializing in political science and media. The results show variation...
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December, 01 2013
Reports and Analysis
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SAGE publications
This study investigates patterns of consumption of Arab Spring–related content using a unique data set constructed by combining archived Twitter content with metadata drawn from the URL shortening service Bit.ly. This data set allows to explore two critical research questions: First, were links...
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December, 01 2013
Reports and Analysis
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Ethical Journalism Network (EJN)
This report on the 2013 programme of the Ethical Journalism Network covers a period of intense activity following the launch of the Network in 2012. During 2013, the Network has carried out activities in Egypt, Tunisia, Myanmar, Costa Rica, Hungary, Indonesia, Turkey and Pakistan, as well as...
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December, 01 2016
Reports and Analysis
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UNESCO
The World Trends report examines progress as regards press freedom, including in regard to gender equality, and makes sense of the evolution of media actors, news media institutions and journalistic roles over time. The report also contains an in-depth examination of the gender-related aspects of...
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January, 01 2014
Reports and Analysis
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Westminster Papers
Social media in the Arab world before the recent revolutions had been described as marginal, alternative and elitist, and their impact minimal because of the low penetration rates of the internet. The 2011 events across the Arab world have brought ‘social media’ to the forefront, with many...
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January, 01 2013
Reports and Analysis
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Freedom House
The improvements in the Arab world were the most significant findings of Freedom of the Press 2012: A Global Survey of Media Independence, an annual index published by Freedom House since 1980. The gains came on the heels of eight consecutive years of decline in the global average press freedom...
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December, 01 2012
Reports and Analysis
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UNESCO
Following the outbreak of widespread fighting in July 2014, the media environment in Libya has fundamentally changed; Libyan journalists are now more likely to correspond with each other from cafes in Amman, Istanbul, Cairo and Tunis, not from Tripoli and Benghazi. The country is embroiled in a...
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March, 01 2015

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