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"A Wonderful Country"

Friday, February 10, 2006

Eretz Nehederet, translated from Hebrew as “A Wonderful Country,” is Israel’s leading program of comic political commentary. Regarded by critics as widely influential, the program is best known for bare-knuckled satire. Where will it find laughs in the rise of Hamas and the political death of Sharon? How is it ...

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On The Media

Shaping Reality

Friday, June 03, 2005

It's clear that pan-Arab satellite channels have had a huge impact on Middle Eastern politics. But American University assistant professor Marwan Kraidy says it's not just the explicitly political programming that's contributing to political upheaval. It's entertainment programming too. Kraidy tells Brooke about one example - the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation ...

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