« We Welcome Our New Alien Overlords... um, I mean, the New Year | Main | Kuwaiti Information Minister Resigns »

January 02, 2005

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c391553ef00d834224cdb53ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference NYT Magazine: Al Arabiya:

» Al Arabiya from Liberals Against Terrorism

Samantha Shapiro has penned an interesting--if flawed--look at the challenges facing Abdul Rahman Al-Rashed, the pro-West general manager of Dubai's [Read More]

» saudi dilemmas from riting on the wall
for some reason, commentors at obsidian wings couldn't come up with a definitive solution for the saudi problem last night. for likely similar reasons, i don't have any sort of silver bullet. sebastian holsclaw frames the question: I submit that there ... [Read More]

Comments

praktike

heh.

Karin

Considering most Americans know zilch about Arab media, this is not a bad start. The Saudi angle is there, for anyone who can read between the lines a bit . But I found this sentence puzzling "Al Arabiya's sophisticated production values set it apart from other Arab news channels." Makes it sound as if the competition are primitive, shoestring operations.

the aardvark

Karin - oh, I agree, for the most part, that's why I gave the piece of generally favorable review. It just struck me on second reading as kind of puzzling.

The bit about the high-tech studios strikes me as a minor case of Stockholm syndrome - three weeks in Dubai listening to al Arabiya employees give their rap must have sunk in. It also reminds me of every article about al Hurra - which always, without fail, rave about their high tech studios and production values.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Blog powered by Typepad
Analytics