Satellite Realms

Satellite Realms

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In transcending territorial boundaries, satellite television has the potential to liberate viewers from government controls on national media. Why in the Middle East has this potential liberation yet to be fully realized? This book explores the development through the 21st century of cross-border television in the region, exploring issues at the heart of the international political economy of communication.Its channels formed part of the revamped CNE package and some were also carried on cable networks in Dubai, Qatar and ... by News Corporation), Columbia Pictures (owned by Sony), Warner, Disney, Universal (then owned by the global beverage group Seagram, ... pirate operators, who collected just $10 a month for popular bouquets instead of the $60 per month charged by authorized distributors.

Title:Satellite Realms
Author:Naomi Sakr
Publisher:I.B.Tauris - 2001


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