Allo' Expat Abu Dhabi - Connecting Expats in Abu Dhabi
Main Homepage
Allo' Expat Abu Dhabi Logo


   Information Center Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi General Information
 
History of Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Culture
Abu Dhabi Cuisine
Abu Dhabi Geography
Abu Dhabi Population
Abu Dhabi Government
Abu Dhabi Economy
Abu Dhabi Communications
Abu Dhabi Transportations
Abu Dhabi Military
Abu Dhabi Transnational Issues
Abu Dhabi Healthcare
Abu Dhabi People, Language & Religion
Abu Dhabi Education
Environmental Issues
Abu Dhabi Flora & Fauna
Abu Dhabi Print Media
Abu Dhabi Expatriates Handbook
Abu Dhabi and Foreign Government
Abu Dhabi General Listings
Abu Dhabi Useful Tips
Abu Dhabi Education & Medical
Abu Dhabi Travel & Tourism Info
Abu Dhabi Lifestyle & Leisure
Abu Dhabi Business Matters
  Sponsored Links


Check our Rates

Print Media in Abu Dhabi
 
 
 

The country has four major Arabic daily papers, two in Abu Dhabi, Al Ittihad and Akhbar Al Arab; one in Dubai, Al Bayan; and one in Sharjah, Al Khaleej. Dubai's two English-language newspapers, Gulf News (most widely read) and Khaleej Times, as well as Sharjah's Gulf Today are available throughout the UAE. All papers feature stories from the Western wire services, such as Reuters, AP and UPI. News is fairly current, but some may be censored.

The International Herald Tribune, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal can be purchased locally 1-3 days after publication. The major British dailies can also be purchased.

Distribution of Time, Newsweek, and the Economist is timely, although sometimes articles offending local moral or political sensitivities are censored. Some book stores carry a wide selection of English-language magazines, but at about twice the normal price.

The creative climate of Abu Dhabi is growing more vibrant by the day, with both government-sponsored initiatives and a steady flow of foreign investors pushing the media sector towards new heights. Certainly, advertising sales have not escaped the grip of the global recession, but the sector – aided by the relative stability of the emirate’s economy – is steadily emerging as a new regional centre of media and culture. Like other national markets in the Arab region, the print sector still dominates the UAE advertising market, accounting for double the amount spent on television. Promising new additions – such as The National, an English-language daily launched by Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC) in 2008 – and expansions planned by Reuters should help ensure the industry stays on its toes.

 

 
 



 


copyrights © AlloExpat.com
2017 | Policy