Anti-American Sentiment as a Media Effect? Arab Media, Political Identity, and Public Opinion in the Middle East

@article{Nisbet2011AntiAmericanSA,
  title={Anti-American Sentiment as a Media Effect? Arab Media, Political Identity, and Public Opinion in the Middle East},
  author={Erik C. Nisbet and Teresa A. Myers},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={684 - 709}
}
Many have attributed anti-American sentiment within Arab countries to a highly negative information environment propagated by transnational Arab satellite TV news channels such as Al-Jazeera. However, theoretical models and empirical evidence evaluating the linkages between media exposure and opinion about the United States remains scant. Drawing on theories of media effects, identity, and public opinion, this article develops a theoretical framework explicating how the influence of… Expand
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