SATELLITE TV NEWS AND ARAB DEMOCRACY

@article{Pintak2008SATELLITETN,
  title={SATELLITE TV NEWS AND ARAB DEMOCRACY},
  author={Lawrence Pintak},
  journal={Journalism Practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={15 - 26}
}
The red and white banners of Lebanon's anti-Syrian protests in the spring of 2005 were a testament to the transformational power of the Arab media revolution. Without al-Jazeera and the new constellation of Arab satellite broadcasters, it is unlikely there would ever have been a “Cedar Revolution,” as a Bush Administration official quickly dubbed the spontaneous protests that ended Syria's 29-year military presence in Lebanon. However, television did not drive out the Syrians, any more than it… Expand
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