MEDIA: Syrian Perceptions of Foreign Media and of Themselves

July 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);7/2/2011, Vol. 140 Issue 1258, p16
The article presents the author's view regarding the perceptions of the government in Syria regarding foreign media. He cites how foreign media in the country are prohibited, resulting to the lack of international coverage in the latest developments in the so-called "Arab Spring." The also notes how the local media in the country handles exaggeration to spread fear not only for the residents but also for foreign visitors and media alike.


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