This chapter briefly outlines the book’s dual aims which are to assess the Lebanese media system and to consider it from a comparative perspective critically drawing on Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini’s Comparing Media Systems. It also describes the book’s structure and rationale.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Visiting Fellow, Centre for Lebanese Studies Academic Visitor Middle East CentreSt. Antony’s College, University of OxfordOxfordUK

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