Dr. Bouziane Zaid holds a Ph.D. in Communication and an MA in Mass Communication from the University of South Florida. He is currently associate professor of media and communication at the University of Sharjah. He presented his research in more than 20 countries in North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. His research interests are in the areas of media law and policy, public service media, digital rights, and corporate communication. He authored and co-authored two books and numerous journal articles, country reports, and book chapters. Dr. Zaid has served as a consultant for UNESCO, Open Society Foundation, and other international organizations.
Zaid, B. (2010). Public Service Television Policy and National Development in Morocco: Contents, Production, and Audiences. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag (by invitation).
Zaid, B., and Ibahrine, M. (2011). Mapping Digital Media: Morocco. The Open Society
Shin, D., Chotiyaputta, V., Zaid, B. (2022). “The Effects of cultural dimensions on algorithmic news: How do cultural value orientations affect how people perceive algorithms?” Computers in Human Behavior, v. 126.
Fedtke, J., Ibahrine, M., Wang, Y., & Zaid, B. (2022). “’Zombies for their profit:’ Social networks in the age of surveillance capitalism,” Interactions, 29(2): 70–73. https://doi.org/10.1145/3516816
Fedtke, J., Ibahrine, M., Zaid, B., & Shin, D. (2022). "Containing a corona misinfodemic and covidiocy: political talk shows on German public-service TV," Journalism Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512786.2021.2004201
Zaid, B., Shin, D. H., Kteish, S., Fedtke, J., Ibahrine, M. (2021). “Gendered self-representation and empowerment on social media in the United Arab Emirates,” The Communication Review,
Zaid, B., Shin, D. H., El Kadoussi, A. & Ibahrine, M. (2021). “Watching the watchdogs: A conceptual model for media accountability in a non-Western country,” Journalism Practice, 15(6).
Shin, D., Zaid, B., & Ibahrine, M. (2020). “Algorithm appreciation: Algorithmic performance, developmental processes, and user interactions,” in Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Computing, Cybersecurity, and Informatics, CCCI 2020. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9256470
Zaid, B., Gunn, C., Fedtke, J., & Ibahrine, M. (2020). “Teaching outside your area of expertise: an opportunity for professional development,” Journal of Further and Higher Education, 44(8), 1-12.
Shin, D., Beede, P., Ibahrine, M., & Zaid, B. (2020). Thumb movement and touch-based interaction heuristics in smart devices: Advances in human and smart device interaction. International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction, 12(1), 42-57.
Ibahrine, M., Zaid, B. (2019). “Spectrum management and democratization in Morocco,” in International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence, 3(3), 191-208.
Zaid, B. (2018). “A Normative study of broadcast regulators in the Arab world,” International Journal of Communication, 12, 4401–4420.
Zaid, B. (2017). “The Authoritarian trap in state/media structures in Morocco’s political transition,” The Journal of North African Studies, 22(3), Taylor & Francis, 340-360. Doi.org/10.1080/13629387.2017.1307910
Ibahrine, M., Zaid, B. (2022). “Morocco: Accountability at a nascent stage,” in The Global Handbook of Media Accountability, Edited by Susanne Fengler, Tobias Eberwein, Matthias Karmasin. Routledge.
Zaid, B. & Ibahrine, M. (2021). “Morocco: Competitive authoritarianism in media reforms,” in Arab Media Systems, Edited by Carola Richter and Claudia Kozman. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 303-323.
El Kadoussi A., Zaid, B. and Ibahrine M. (2021). “Traditional media, digital platforms and social protests in post Arab Spring Morocco,” in Gegründet vom Nah and Mittelost-Verein (Eds.), Ten Years after the Arab Spring, Orient, Berlin: German Orient-Institute, 50-59.
Ibahrine, M., Zaid, B. & El Kaddoussi, A. (2021). “Media accountability instruments (MAI) in Morocco,” in Media Accountability in the Mena Region, edited by Susanne Fengler, Isabella Kurkowski, and Monika Lengauer. Dortmund: Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism, TU Dortmund University.
Zaid, B., El Kaddoussi, A., & Ibahrine, M. (2020). “The Moroccan press: challenges and development,” in Routledge Handbook of Arab Media, Noureddine Miladi and Noha Mellor (Eds.). London: Taylor & Francis.
Fedtke, J., Zaid, B., & Ibahrine, M. (2020). “Gendered hashtactivism: Digital publicness in Saudi Arabia,” in Naseem, Ayaz, Arshad-Ayaz, Adeela (Eds.) Social Media as a Space for Peace Education: The Pedagogic Potential of Online Networks. Palgrave McMillan, 139-156.
Zaid, B. (2020). “The Authoritarian trap in state/media structures in Morocco’s political transition,” in Roxane Farmanfarmaian (Ed.), Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean: Communicating Power in Transition after 2011. London: Routledge. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/chapters/authoritarian-trap-state-media-structures-morocco-political-transition-1-bouziane-zaid/e/10.4324/9781351025300-6?context=ubx&refId=8f84a531-9c79-44eb-acd2-b972d951efec