The Competition between Al-Jazeera's Arab News Diversity and US Channels: Content Analysis of Iraq War/LA CONCURRENCE ENTRE LES ACTUALITÉS DE DIVERSITÉ DE L'AL-JAZEERA ET DES CHAÎNES AMÉRICAINES: ANALYSE DU CONTENU DE LA GUERRE EN IRAK

By Al-Jenaibi, Badreya | Canadian Social Science, August 31, 2010 | Go to article overview

The Competition between Al-Jazeera's Arab News Diversity and US Channels: Content Analysis of Iraq War/LA CONCURRENCE ENTRE LES ACTUALITÉS DE DIVERSITÉ DE L'AL-JAZEERA ET DES CHAÎNES AMÉRICAINES: ANALYSE DU CONTENU DE LA GUERRE EN IRAK


Al-Jenaibi, Badreya, Canadian Social Science


Abstract: This paper examines Al-Jazeera and CNN channels, as a source of news diversity. Also, to gain a broad and in-depth understanding of how culture affects news reporting, with a particular focus on the Arab culture as compared to American culture using Al-Jazeera as the Arab source of news and CNN as a western news source. One of the key issues will considered is the role of news, diversity of news, organization in society and in international relations. Another key issue is an examination of the variety of CNN and Al-Jazeera's Arab culture news organizations, its methods, reporting style, technologies used, etc. the content analysis of 7 transcripts, related to the beginning of Iraq War, from 2003 to 2005, during President Bush presidency, from both channels used to diminish the differences between them. The research questions are: in what ways does Al-Jazeera compare to a Western news organization like the CNN? In what ways do specific news reports from Al-Jazeera compare to American news reports of the same event? The Literature Review includes different perceptions, concepts, content analysis and transcripts from both channels, Al-Jazeera and CNN. The topic of this research is the competition between Al-Jazeera's Arab news diversity and US channels in the USA. The research, then, is to examine how news influences the way that people make meaning regarding events. The study focus will be on the Arabian Gulf media, power of Al-Jazeera and the comparison between the Western and eastern media specially Iraq war news. The author fined that Al-Jazeera has faster grown market in the west than CNN. In spite of its bias news it broadcasts different news than CNN and western channels. Furthermore, there is a need of further studies about the comparisons between Western and Eastern media.

Keywords: Al-Jazeera and CNN; News reporting; Al-Jazeera global power; Social media theory.

Résumé: Cet article examine PAl-Jazira et CNN, en tant que source des actualités de diversité. En outre, afin d'acquérir une compréhension vaste et en profondeur de la façon dont la culture influe sur le reportage d'actualités, tout en mettant un accent particulier sur la culture arabe en comparaison avec la culture américaine qui utilise l'Al-Jazira comme la source d'actualités arabes et CNN comme la source d'actualités occidentales. Les questions clés qui seront prises en considération sont le rôle d'actualités, la diversité d'acutaliés, l'organisation dans la société et dans les relations internationales. Une autre question clé est un examen de la variété des organisations d'actualités culturelles arabes de CNN et de l'Ai- Jazira, ses méthodes, son style de reportage, les technologies utilisées, etc. L'analyse du contenu consiste en 7 transcriptions, liées au commencement de la guerre en Irak, de 2003 à 2005 , pendant la présidence du président Bush, de ces deux canaux utilisés pour réduire les différences entre eux. Les sujets de recherche sont les suivants: De quelle manière on peut comparer l'Ai- Jazira avec un organisme d'actualités occidentale comme le CNN? De quelle façon on peut comparer les reportages d'actualités spécifiques d'Aï- Jazira avec les reportages américains d'un même événement? Cet examen documentaire comprend des perceptions différentes, des concepts, des analyses de contenu et des transcriptions venant de ces deux canaux, l'Al-Jazira et CNN. Le thème de cette recherche est la concurrence entre les actualités de diversité de l'Ai- Jazira et des chaînes américaines aux Etats-Unis. La recherche est donc d'examiner comment les actualités influencent la façon dont les gens regardent les événements. L'accent sera mis sur l'étude des médias arabes du Golfe, la puissance de l'Al-Jazira et la comparaison entre les médias occidentaux et orientaux et spécialement les acutualité de la guerre en Irak. L'auteur a trouvé que par rapport à CNN, G Al- Jazira avait un marché en plus rapide croissance en Occident. En dépit de sa partialité, il diffuse des actualités différentes de celles de CNN et des chaînes occidentales. …

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