Media, power, and politics in the digital age : the 2009 presidential election uprising in Iran / edited by Yahya R. Kamalipour

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Subjects: Presidents--Iran--Election--2009--Press coverage
Mass media--Political aspects--Iran
Iran--Politics and government--1997---Press coverage
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2010
LC Classification: J, JQ
Physical Description: xxiv, 314 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Foreword / Cees J. Hamelink
Introduction / Yahya R. Kamalipour
About Iran
Map of Iran
PART I. GLOBAL MEDIA DIMENSIONS
1. The 2009 Iranian Presidential Election in the Coverage of CNN and AI-Jazeera English Websites / Mohammed El-Nawawy 3
2. The Canadian Media-Framing of the 2009 Iranian Presidential Election / Aliaa Dakroury 15
3. The 2009 Iranian Presidential Election in the Polish Media / Tomasz Pludowski 41
4. The Portrait of Iran: How the Turkish Press Covered the 2009 Presidential Election / Banu Akdenizli 47
5. A Comparative Analysis of the Egyptian and Iranian Presidential Elections Media Coverage / Rasha Allam 63
6. The Presidential Election in Iran in 2009: Pre- and Postelection News Coverage in the German Press / Christine Horz 71
7. How the Mass Media Defined Iran's Destiny: A General Overview of the Role of Media Outlets in Iran's June 2009 Presidential Election / Kourosh Ziabari 79
8. Televised Presidential Election Debates: A Brief Comparative Analysis of the American and Iranian Debates / Negin Hosseini 87
PART II. NEW MEDIA AND SOCIAL NETWORKING DIMENSIONS
9. What's That Chirping I Hear? From the CNN Effect to the Twitter Effect / Nancy Snow 97
10. Bullets with Butterfly Wings: Tweets, Protest Networks, and the Iranian Election / Ali Fisher 105
11. Graphic Content: The Semiotics of a You Tube Uprising / Setareh Sabety 119
12. The Role and Impact of New Information Technology (NIT) Applications in Disseminating News about the Recent Iran Presidential Election and Uprisings / Abeer Najjar 125
13. The Role of E-diplomacy in Iranian and Xinjiang Riots / Wang Jing 143
PART III. IDEOLOGICAL-POLITICAL DIMENSIONS
14. Khameni's Group against Khomeini Followers / Madhav D. Nalapat 153
15. Silencing Iran's Twitterati: How U.S. Sanctions Muzzle Iran's Online Opposition / Patrick Disney 161
16. Legal Opinion as Political Action: The Significance of Ayatollah Montazeri's Postelection Fatwa in Delegitimizing the Islamic Republic of Iran / Mahmoud Sadri 171
17. Televising the "Velvet Revolution": Show Trials in the Aftermath of Iran's Tenth Presidential Election / Ibrahim Al-Marashi 183
18. The Ramadan Controversy: Dilemmas in Mediating between Cultures through the Study of Dutch and Iranian Media Discourses in the Post-Iranian Uprising / Ashok Panikkar 191
PART IV. CULTURAL AND COMMUNICATION DIMENSIONS
19. Faster Than a Speeding Bullet, More Powerful Than a Locomotive: Mutual Instrumentalization of Culture, Cinema, and Media by Iran and the United States / Hamid Naficy 205
20. Social Networking Media and the Revolution That Wasn't: A Realistic Assessment of the Revolutionary Situation in Iran / Jonathan M. Acuff 221
21. Are We Neda? The Iranian Women, the Election, and International Media / Sareh Afshar 235
22. Symbols, Signs, and Slogans of the Demonstrations in Iran / Elham Gheytanchi 251
23. Friend or Foe? The Challenges and Tribulations of Iranian Reporters Working for Western Media / Siavush Randjbar-Daemi 265
24. Cyber Disobedience: Weapons of Mass Media Destruction? / Michele Bach Malek 277
Recommended Sources 289
Index 293
About the Contributors 305
Additional Authors: Kamalipour, Yahya R
Notes: LCCN: 2010020804
ISBN: 9781442204157 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 144220415X (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781442204171 (electronic)
ISBN: 1442204176 (electronic)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-291) and index
OCLC Number: 630470351
ISBN/ISSN: 9781442204157
144220415X
9781442204171
1442204176