Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 July 2017

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190655723

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An Unlikely Audience

Al Jazeera's Struggle in America

William Youmans

  • Re-directs attention to the localized geographies of new media production, emphasizing the overlooked importance of place in the networked age.
  • A novel degree of access to the Al Jazeera news organization over a five year period makes for unrivalled scholarship on the company
  • Provides a definitive account of Al Jazeera's globalization to the US through its English, America and AJ+ channels, from 2006 to 2016
  • Discusses in-depth the transformation of Al Jazeera in the US around it's leading coverage of the Arab spring in 2011

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