VOMENA: July 14, 2017

 Gulf crisis and the future of Al Jazeera PT 2, and remembering Dr. Jack Shaheen

al jazeeraThis week, we continue our conversation with Adel Iskander, Professor of Global communications at Simon Fraser university, about the rise, history of the Al Jazeera network and future following the feud between Saudi Arabia, its allies and Qatar.





jack-shaheenLater in the program, we pay tribute to prominent media scholar Professor Jack Shaheen, who passed away on July 9. Professor Shaheen’s seminal work “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People” tells the long history of vilification of Arab American and and Muslims on the silver screen.


Additional Information:

Additional Information

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council Crisis-Jadaliyya

Timeline of Qatar-GCC disputes from 1991 to 2017-Al Jazeera

Gulf plunged into diplomatic crisis as countries cut ties with Qatar-The Guardian

Reel Bad Arabs Documentary

Reel Bad Arabs Book

Jack and Bernice Shaheen on Arab Stereotyping in the media

Jack Shaheen tribute-Al Jazeera

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