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  • Limited effects of social media and relevance of opinion leader theory on arab spring: the case of Tunisia and Egypt 

    Authors:Sarıkaya, Tugay
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2016)
    According to The World Bank in 2009 internet usage in Tunisia was 34.1% (The World Bank 2009). Tunisia has been considered where Arab Spring started but it has not internet users as much as most of Middle East and European countries. Therefore regarding to numbers how it is possible to make strong connection between social media and uprisings. On 17 December 2010 Mohammed Bouazizi set himself on fire and started uprisings in North Africa and Middle East. By this incident suppressed people of nations ...

  • Representational revolution or contentious capitulation? Discourse analysis of Al Jazeera English's 

    Authors:Cihan Çelik, Semiha
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2013)
    This study analyses the overall news discourse of Al Jazeera English a relatively new English-language sibling of the controversial Al Jazeera Arabic and in particular its coverage of the popular uprisings – dubbed the “Arab Spring” – against the long-time rulers in regions commonly known as the Middle East and North Africa. While acknowledging the initial success of Al Jazeera English in constructing a new news discourse based on its “localness” against its Western-based rivals’ “otherizing” ...

  • Social media impact on television in yemen: the case of belqees tv 

    Authors:Al-Ragawi, Mohammed Hamood Ali
    Publisher and Date:(Kadir Has University, 2018)
    Television industry experienced many changes in the digital era and social media is considered as the latest contributor to those changes as it becomes an important part of any TV station. This research is studying the impact of social media on television in Yemen with further focus on Belqees TV. The research includes reflections on the media convergence and its types of technological, structural, economic convergence and convergent audience. The study is using a mixed research method of quantitative ...