Added on 02/08/2011
Alice Walker , Angela Davis , CNN , Daily Forward , Gaza , Haaretz , HBO , Israel , Larry David , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , South Africa , United States
JESSE BENJAMIN, MONDOWEISS: When Larry David turned his attention to the Palestinian issue it provoked a veritable fire-storm.
Added on 09/05/2011
James M. Dorsey
Activist , Ali Abdullah Saleh , Bashar al-Assad , Beirut , Bin Laden , Censorship , Colonel , East Africa , Electricity , Facebook , Foreign media , Libya , Media , Media outlets , Mediterranean , Middle East , Moammar Qaddafi , North Africa , Osama Bin Laden , President , Syria , Syrian government , Syrian military , Tripoli , Twitter , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: Embattled regimes have failed in their effort to choke off independent reporting to ensure that their version of events dominates the news.
Added on 16/04/2011
Beirut , Cairo , Egypt , Facebook , future president , MBC , Poet , SAR , Tahrir Square , Twitter , YouTube
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Being part Egyptian, I’m happy to say I was the first UAE-based writer to interview the performer. Here’s what Amr Qattamesh had to say.
Added on 12/04/2011
Matt J. Duffy
Abu Dhabi , Al Ittihad , Arabic media , Bahrain , Censorship , CNN , Dubai , Dubai Crime , Dubai Laws , Dubai police , Egypt , Facebook , Gulf News , Local media , Media outlets , News media , Nichola Jones , Qatar , Qatar Peninsula , Reuters , Saudi , Social Media , The National , Twitter , UAE , United Arab Emirates , Yahoo!
MATT J. DUFFY: The question all UAE, and indeed regional, newsrooms ask is what is the responsible approach. A responsibility to reporting the facts, or to safeguard their future.
Added on 08/04/2011
Journalism , Middle East
STEVE ROYSTON: Impartial, objective seekers of truth? It’s a tough job reporting on events in the Middle East, particularly when the region is seething.
Added on 06/03/2011
Al Jazeera , America , Bush , China , Civil society , Egypt , Europe , First Lady , Free media , Hillary Clinton , Israel , Libya , Mainstream media , Michelle Obama , Middle East , news network , Palestinian Territories , President , Reporting , Secretary of State , United States
ISSA KHALAF, MONDOWEISS: Satellite and cable owners refuse to carry Al Jazeera for something other than the false explanation of competition, and that is fear of “real news” about Israel.
Added on 02/03/2011
Citizen Journalism , Dubai , Journalism , Journalist , lobbyist , Mainstream media , Middle East , Middle East Analyst , Piers Morgan , PR , Sky News , Social Media , Twitter , United Nations
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It infuriates me because I know how very dishonest the practice is – from a media that insists on telling us that it is the only trustworthy source.
Added on 24/02/2011
Al Jazeera , Al Qaeda , Bahrain , BBC , Censorship , CNN , Colonel , Egypt , Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood , Gaddafi , Iran , Iranian intelligence , Iraq , Kuwait , Middle East , Muslim Brotherhood , Osama Bin Laden , Qatar , Rupert Murdoch , Satellite channels , Saudi Arabia , Spain , Suez , Suez Canal , Syria , Tunisia , United Kingdom , United States
STEVE ROYSTON: At one time or another, Al Jazeera has made enemies of Bahrain, Kuwait, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Iraq, but is that just the price of reporting ‘the truth’?
Added on 21/02/2011
Cairo , CNN , Debbie Schlussel , Egypt , Eid Al- Fitr , Facebook , First Lady , Foreign media , Hosni Mubarak , Journalist , Lara Logan , Muslim Brotherhood , Nir Rosen , Suzanne Mubarak , Tahrir Square , The New York Times
PARASTOU HASSOURI: Sexual Harassment, including the assault on Lara Logan, is a result of patriarchal attitudes coupled with stifled dialogue…
Added on 27/01/2011
Matt J. Duffy
Anti-blasphemy law , bodyguard , Hamid Mir , Javed Chaudhry , Journalist , Media , News media , Pakistan , Salman Taseer , United States
MATT J. DUFFY: Cultivation theory holds that exposure to television messages can cultivate homogeneous views, an outcome called “mainstreaming.”
Added on 22/01/2011
Al Qaeda , al-Abidine Ben Ali , Algeria , Barack Obama , Cairo , Egypt , Food prices , London , Middle East , President , Tunisia , Tunisian government , United Kingdom , United States , US Federal Reserve , Washington , William Hague , Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali
RAMZY BAROUD: Understanding Tunisia as just another “Arab regime”, another possible podium for al-Qaeda’s violence, is convenient but also unhelpful…
Added on 16/01/2011
Al Jazeera , BBC America , CNN , Facebook , iPhone , Jeopardy , MBC , MSNBC , news networks , Reporting , Social Media , Texas , Tunisia , Twitter , U.S. America , United States
BASSAM SEBTI: Shame on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News for intentionally ignoring a gripping event that could directly affect U.S. foreign policy.
Added on 14/12/2010
Al Jazeera , Bahrain , Censorship , Doha , Egypt , Emir , Kuwait , Kuwaiti Government , Qatar , Qatari Government , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
DAVID ROBERTS: Once again Kuwaiti authorities have responded to perceived bias in Al Jazeera’s coverage of its political upheaval by closing its office.
Added on 04/11/2010
Censorship , Journalism , Ministry of Information , Saad Al Dosari , Saudi Arabia , Twitter
I have written on unemployment before. The situation is desperate. It’s bad for men and much worse for women… According to Mr. Al Dosari 12000 Saudis apply when only 45 positions are announced…
Added on 01/11/2010
Dubai , Media , The National , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom , WAM , Western Media
The UAE finds itself in the international spotlight again – and for all of the wrong reasons. So why do the Western media ‘accentuate the negative’ and forget the positive when reporting events in the Arab world?
Added on 03/10/2010
Al Jazeera , Comedian , Fifa World Cup , Football , United Kingdom
Standing in the midst of a group of embarrassed Dutch supporters enduring the final I would have been glad of any interruption or diversion…