Civic Voices, Empowerment and Media Literacy in the Digital Era
Edited By Moses Shumow
Chapter 5 – Mediating Palestine
~ Chapter 5 ~
YOUNG ADULT Palestinian refugees, born and raised in Lebanon, are too young to have experienced Palestine firsthand; thus, their understanding and knowledge of their homeland has been available only through second-hand accounts, whether through stories or mediated constructions and representations. These young adults—between the ages of 18 and 25—are the first generation to have come of age in a time of a transnational media that permeates virtually every corner of the globe, and brings images and sounds of faraway places and peoples to equally faraway places and peoples.
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