Mideast Media on the Death of Osama bin Laden

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 Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an ISDN line on campus and a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus. 

 

Expert:

Dr. Marwan Kraidy

Associate Professor of Communication 

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania

 

Credentials:

• Expert on Arab media and politics

• Author of the books, "Reality Television and Arab Politics” and “Arab

   Television Industries"

 

Quote:   

The vibrant pan-Arab media landscape has played an important role in

fomenting and sustaining contentious political actions.  From al-Jazeera to anonymous blogs, through Facebook, Twitter, camera-ready theatrical street performances and text-messaging, a full gamut of communication practices and technologies is changing the ways that Arabs communicate with each other, their rulers and the world.”