The Newsmakers

Discovery Channel turns war into entertainment

"The Discovery Channel's latest show ""Arabia"" shows British adventurer Levison Wood sneaking into a war zone in Yemen. It has sparked a lot of criticism for trivialising the current humanitarian situation but speaks to a long history of Orientalists travelling through the East and painting it as dark, mysterious and dangerous, in order to sell it as entertainment. #Arabia #DiscoveryChannel #EdwardSaid"

Orientalism explained

Orientalism explained

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Is Netflix's hit series 'Messiah' orientalist?

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Authorities struggling with migrant surge across English Channel

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President Macron Reportedly Defends France’s Colonial Legacy in Algeria

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Secures Second Five-year Term

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YouTube Bans All Anti-Vaccination Content

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