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Mokhtar Elareshi

  • PhD
  • Ass. Professor
  • University of Tripoli, Faculty of Arts and Media
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Mokhtar Elareshi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Al-Fateh (Tripoli now) and the former Head Department of Media at Nasser Nation’s University 2003-06. Elareshi currently works in Al Ain University, UAE. He earned his M.A in 2001 from University of Garyounis and his PhD from Media and Communication Studies, University of Leicester, UK. Among his research interests are Arab satellite TV channels, news consumption, young adults media habits, social media use and new media.

Recent publications

  • Personal characteristics of Islamic matrimonial website users in Saudi Arabia: An empirical study

    • Bajnaid A
    • Elareshi M
  • The impact of educated users’ interactions on social media (Facebook) in the Arab world

    • Ziani A
    • Elareshi M

Professional experience

Ass. Professor

University of Tripoli, Faculty of Arts and Media

January 2013 - Present

Former Head of Department of Media

University of Nasser AL-Omamia

September 2002 - June 2006(4 years)



University of Leicester

September 2008 - July 2012(4 years)


University of Garyounis

September 1998 - September 2001(3 years)


Co-authors (3)

  • Aileen McCrillis
  • sebastiano benasso
  • Mine Akar
  • Thomas J. Aigner