Press Data and Information Graphics, Prospects and Challenges of Development in the Arab World
American Journal of Computer Science and Technology
Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2019, Pages: 48-51
Received: May 15, 2019; Accepted: Oct. 14, 2019; Published: Dec. 23, 2019
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Hyder Abdelhafeez Mohammed, Media Department, Faculty of Arts Red Sea University, Port Sudan, Sudan
Nahid Alamin Ibrahim, Languages Department, Ahlia College, Port Sudan, Sudan
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Abstract
The Researcher aimed to studyData Journalism development of horizons and challenges in Arabworld, Research study applied to a sample of contents of 2 Arab Newspaper (Emarat Alyoum & Al- jazirah Sudai Newspaper) 47 topics for Emarat Alyoum and 46 topics for Al- jazirah forall contentsuntilthe date of15 November 2016. The researcher's sense of the problem came from Challenges and difficulties facing by the data journalism in Arab World and stopped it progress. The researcher has used the descriptive analytical approach as a way of releasing on a compilation of facts and information compared and analyzed and interpreted to reach acceptable generalizations. The most important findings of the study:a- The top topics of data journalism in Arab World are Politics, Sport and economy. InEmarat Alyoumnewspaper the statistics show that 29,7.%for sport topics, 12,7% for Politic, for Economy, Al- jazirahSudanese newspaper statistics shows that17.7% for Politics topics, 13.1% for Economy, and 10,9% for sport topics. b- The weak interest of data journalism in the Arab world regardtosocial and scientific topics, whereas the social topics in EmaratAlyoum newspaper reach to2.2%and it didn’t receive any social topics in Al-jazirah, newspaper, according toscientific topics Emarat Alyoum newspaper, didn’t receive any scientific topic for data journalism during the 21.3%. The study find that data journalism in Arab world depends much on the international resources so in [Emarat Alyoum] local newspapers find the percentage of the international resources reach to 74.5% whereas the local recourses reach to25.5%, and in Al-jazirah newspaper the international resources reach to 63.9% and the local resources reach to 36.1%, that means the international content more than the local Arabic content. The most important Recommendations are: 1- Arab worldshouldcare about data journalism and providing Human and financial potential, which necessary to success and develop the data journalismin Arab world. 2- The Enrichment of the digital content with data and information in all domains and topics, and make Arabic work plan for the sake of realization thepurposes.3-The training of technicians and journalists in field ofdata journalism, to raisetheir technical and journalistic skills.4- Encourage the Arabian investment in this data journalism field, and thegovernments offer the neededfacilities.
Keywords
Data, Journalism, Information Technology Newspaper, Challenges
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Hyder Abdelhafeez Mohammed, Nahid Alamin Ibrahim, Press Data and Information Graphics, Prospects and Challenges of Development in the Arab World, American Journal of Computer Science and Technology. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2019, pp. 48-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcst.20190204.11
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