The social history of Hezbollah through its media

System of Representation and territorial inscription
By Olfa Lamloum

During its 24 years of existence, Lebanon’s Hezbollah has developed one of the most complex media machines in the Arab Islamic world. Examining the cognitive and sociological evolution of the four mass media outlets officially affiliated to the movement, this article aims to reconstruct the social history of the party, focusing on the development of its repertoire of mobilization and its territorial inscription but also on the tensions inherent in its dual nature as both a confessional and transnational organization.


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