Al Jazeera: The ambiguities of a revolution in Arab minds and screens

.. as layed out by Hazem Saghieh in an interesting article on opendemocracy describing this important point of view in the media landscape of today from various angles, as well as the impacts associating its development …

Al-Jazeera’s impact derives from its ability to fuse two dimensions of globalisation: sophisticated technology (what might be called “capitalist globalisation”) and an appeal to ethnic and religious populism (what might be called, from old marxist phraseology, “lumpenproletarian globalisation”). The result is a fascinating combination of progress and regress – .. more

(sorrily I found out that elder opendemocracy articles are not free to access – so I need to find a way …)

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