Channels of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, Hezbollah and the Media

  • Title: Channels of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, Hezbollah and the Media
  • Author(s) / Editor(s): Zahera Harb (Author)
  • Publisher: I. B. Tauris
  • Year: 2011
  • ISBN-10: 1848851200
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848851207
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 256
  • Size / Format: 3,2 mb / pdf
  • Download Link: www.link.com
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Description: On May 25, 2000 Israeli occupation forces withdrew from South Lebanon after 22 years of occupation. The Lebanese media’s role in achieving liberation over this period is significant, through campaigns conducted to unify the Lebanese people against their foreign occupier and in support of the Lebanese resistance in South Lebanon. This book investigates the culture and performance of Lebanese journalism in this setting. Channels of Resistance in Lebanon is a story about journalism told by a journalist who is also using  tools of scholarship and research to narrate her story and the story of her fellow journalists. Zahera Harb is also presenting here an alternative interpretation of propaganda under conditions of foreign occupation and the struggle against that occupation. She identifies the characteristics of “liberation propaganda” through the coverage and experience of the two Lebanese TV stations Tele Liban and Al Manar within the historical, cultural, organizational and religious contexts in which they operated, and how these elements shaped their professional practice and their news values.

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In the Lion’s Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington’s Battle with Syria

    • Title: In the Lion’s Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington’s Battle with Syria
    • Author(s) / Editor(s): Andrew Tabler (Author)
    • Publisher: Chicago Review Press
    • Year: 2011
    • ISBN-10: 1569768439
    • ISBN-13: 978-1569768433
    • Language: English
    • Pages: 288
    • Size / Format: 1,8 mb / pdf
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Description: This is an important US propaganda’s point of view that shows like journalism is used like a weapon versus american readers because it reports false news about “enemies” of USA.

The book captures Tabler’s behind-the-scenes experiences as well as the story of Syria itself and Washington’s attempts to craft a “New Middle East.” Tabler’s critique of U.S. foreign policy is reported but the author has too western prejudices about Mddle East and he is too politically conditioned to have a clear vision of the situation of Syria today.

Tabler’s current employer is the neoconservative Washington Institute for Near Eastern Policy think tank.