Abstract

The study examines the impact of Egyptian political satire show, El Bernameg, upon young Egyptian viewers’ evaluation of Egyptian media figures. The significance of researching this topic comes from being the first of its kind in Egypt, combining both comedy and political discussions. In the form of a mock commentary, the program has tackled as well as lampooned a variety of political topics and public figures ranging from presidential candidates to government officials to media figures and even entertainers. The study particularly focused on the potential impact of El Bernameg’s metacoverage upon young Egyptian viewers, mainly when it comes to evaluating the role of prominent Egyptian media figures.

Department

Journalism & Mass Communication Department

Degree Name

MA in Journalism & Mass Communication

Graduation Date

6-1-2016

Online Submission Date

April 2016

First Advisor

Peuchaud, Sheila

Committee Member 1

Hamdy, Naila

Committee Member 2

Bhuiyan, Shahjahan

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Extent

127 p.

Rights

The author retains all rights with regard to copyright. The author certifies that written permission from the owner(s) of third-party copyrighted matter included in the thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study has been obtained. The author further certifies that IRB approval has been obtained for this thesis, or that IRB approval is not necessary for this thesis. Insofar as this thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study is an educational record as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC 1232g), the author has granted consent to disclosure of it to anyone who requests a copy.

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