Tahar Saoud

Abstract

Purpose: The Study aims to diagnose the reality of an institution belonging to the field of religious media, the Algerian Holy Quran Channel, which have never been subjected to a study, although a relatively significant period has passed since its founding. The study identifies the level and quality of its programs, the nature of its speech, the size and type of its audience and followers, its position on the Algerian media map and its role in achieving intellectual security from the point of view of its followers. 


Methodology: This is an exploratory study that depends on the survey method of a sample of the audience following the channel. A questionnaire was used as a primary tool in data collection.


Findings: They indicate the importance of this channel to the Algerian viewer due to the easy way by which it communicates ideas, and the moderation of its approach in maintaining the religious reference of Algeria. The majority of the sample describe its role as acceptable, and some see it as positive on the whole as the channel has succeeded in meeting their religious needs. They further indicate that they prefer it over other religious channels.


Originality: It is one of the first studies carried out on this only religious channel in Algeria, and therefore could be the basis for subsequent studies based on it in terms of the development of media practice in the field of religious media.

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Keywords

Television Channels
Religious Media
the Algerian Quran Channel
Role of Religion
Algerian Society

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How to Cite
Saoud الطاهر. 2019. “The Religious Role of the Algerian Holy Quran Channel: A Field Survey of a Sample of Viewers”. Journal of College of Sharia &Amp; Islamic Studies 37 (1). https://doi.org/10.29117/jcsis.2019.0230.
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