Politics and the Media in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East

Media and Politics

The Politics and the Media in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East research project explores the role of traditional and new media across the Middle East before, during, and after the events of the Arab Spring.

Background and Scope of the Project

Background and Scope of the Project

The historic events of the Arab Spring have been accompanied by profound changes in the role of the traditional and new media across the Middle East. Early on in the…
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Book Publication

Mohamed Zayani, and Suzi Mirgani, eds., Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2016).  Bullets and Bulletins takes a sobering and holistic look at the intersections between…
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Summary Report

“Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings,” CIRS Summary Report no. 14 (Doha, Qatar: Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016).The CIRS research initiative on media and politics in the aftermath of…
Working Group Meetings

Working Group Meetings

Click here to read about the “Politics and the Media in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East” Working Group Meeting I As an ongoing part of its research initiatives program, CIRS organizes several working…