Monday, September 19, 2011

Islam and the Media
19 Sep 2011, NewAgeIslam.Com
The Image of the West in the Arab Media

By Maurice Abu Nader

16 Sep, 2011

The Perception of the Other

The journalistic discourse in "Al-Ahram" displays both positive and negative characteristics in the portrayal of the West. The negative aspects of medial perception emerge in particular in the idea of a "hegemonic demeanour", while the positive aspects are based on terminology such as "scientific superiority", "reason" and "technical progress". The international edition of "Al-Hayat" presents a similar image of the West to its Muslim Arab readership, although "Al-Hayat" sets greater store by political ideas than by daily political events. -- Maurice Abu Nader

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