TITLE

Local satcasters give Arab viewers focus on conflict

AUTHOR(S)
Whiteman, Bobbie
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Variety;3/31/2003, Vol. 390 Issue 7, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the coverage of the war in Iraq by Arab television (TV) networks. War coverage of Al-Jazeera; Background of Abu Dhabi TV; Background of Al-Arabiya.
ACCESSION #
9432482

 

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