23. Media Research and Satellite Cultures

Comparative Research among Arab Communities in Europe

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Christina Slade1 and
  2. Ingrid Volkmer2

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch23

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Slade, C. and Volkmer, I. (2012) Media Research and Satellite Cultures, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch23

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    City University London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278



  • satellites, driving transnational communication, of “authentic” television content;
  • Price's transborder “market for loyalties” horizontal/vertical of satellite platforms;
  • SES ASTRA and Eutelsat, satellite dishing out the “authentic” from non-European regions;
  • Al Jazeera to Al Manar, shift in the ways minority/migrant relate to countries of origin;
  • communication and Arabic speakers, in relation to homelands/and within Europe


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Arabic Speakers and Satellite Use in Europe1

  • Methodological Background

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Data

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References