Press Coverage of 2014 Study

1st Sep, 2014


Arabs Mixed About Hollywood Films, Survey Shows

Wall Street Journal

Rory Jones


Hollywood Movies in Arab Countries: A love and hate relationship


Yenni Kwok


Arabs call for more regional content

Screen Daily

Michael Rosser



Press Release, 2014 Study

16th Apr, 2014

Nearly Half of Arabs Watch American Films, Yet Most Want More Regional Content: Survey

Northwestern University in Qatar, in partnership with Doha Film Institute,
release findings from six-nation study of entertainment media use in the Middle East


  • Two-thirds (66%) of adults from countries surveyed agree that people benefit from watching content from different parts of the world, yet an equal two-thirds say they prefer films that portray their own culture (65%)
  • Vast majority...



Press Coverage of 2013 Study

8th Sep, 2013


How People in the Middle East Actually Use Social Media

The Atlantic

Everette E. Dennis, Justin Martin, Robb Wood


Chill wind of fear is still blowing through Arab Spring Countries

The Guardian

Peter Preston


Arab internet research reveals deeper trust in media

Financial Times

Michael Peel


Lessons I learned along Edgeware Road

The Daily Star

Rami G. Khouri