Zahera Harb is a lecturer in Media Studies at Nottingham University, Department of Culture, Film and Media. She worked as a journalist in Lebanon for more than ten years before moving to the UK. Her recent publications include a monograph entitled Channels of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, Hezbollah and the Media, published in 2011.
ArticlesThe Arab world witnessed an influx of satellite channels during the 1990s and in the early years of the first decade of the new century. Many analysts in the Arab world applauded this influx as a potential tool for political change in the Arab countries. Two stations were at the heart of the new optimism: Al-Jazeera and Al Arabiya, the two most prominent 24-hour news channels in the region....Read more