Meeting of Middle Eastern Television Professionals

Categories: Archived Reports,Regional Policy Dialogues

February 2006

Television plays a powerful role, reflecting and shaping public opinion in the Middle East.  With support from the Hollings Center, participants in this Search for Common Ground dialogue analyzed trends in Middle Eastern television, weighed the challenges of covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and discussed whether television programming can promote peace in the region.  Participants engaging in this dialogue included leading television executives from several Gulf countries, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.