Added on 14/07/2013
Aleppo , Asia , editor , Fertile Crescent , Gaza Strip , Homs , Italy , Journalism , Mainstream Journalism , Syria , USD
FRANCESCA BORRI, TABSIR: The demands of the editors are depressingly obvious and there is little interest in explaining context.
Added on 09/05/2013
Cognition , Freedom of expression , Freedom of the press , Journalism , Politics , UN General Assembly , UNESCO , War/Conflict , Windhoek Declaration , World Press Freedom Day
MICH CAFE: I’ve personally known several journalists who have been assassinated. It’s still a very dangerous occupation in the Middle East.
Added on 23/12/2012
Gaza , Gaza City , Israel , Journalism , Palestine
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Time Magazine has chosen its ‘Photo of the Year’ and it is a moment of great sadness during the recent onslaught on Gaza
Added on 22/12/2012
Artist , Ba’ath Party , BBC , Beirut , Cairo , Cyprus , Europe , France , Germany , Iraq , Istanbul , Journalism , Journalist , Khaled Mattawa , Kirkuk , Literature , London , Margaret Obank , Novelist , Poet , Poetry , prolific author , Syria , United Kingdom
AMIRA ABD EL-KHALEK, CGNEWS: He is one of the Arab World’s most revered authors and recently looked back on his life of writing.
Added on 13/12/2012
The View From Fez
Casablanca , English language newspaper , Journalism , Journalist , Le Matin , Morocco , North Africa , Online media , Sahara , Social Media , Western Sahara
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The story of English language media in Morocco is not a happy one. The arrival of a new title though is cause for hope
Added on 10/12/2012
Egypt , Gaza , Haaretz , IDF , Israel , Israeli government , Journalism , Journalist , Ministry of Tourism , New York Times , Palestine , South Lebanon , Syria , Tel Aviv , The Jerusalem Post , Thomas Friedman , Tunisia , United Nations , United States
DANIEL M. VARISCO: Another one eyed piece from Mr Friedman. Is it too much to ask that he simply recognises the realities of Palestinian life?
Added on 15/11/2012
amputations , Associated Press , BBC , Canada , Europe , European Union , Facebook , Football , France , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Israel , Israeli military , Journalism , Netanyahu , Noam Chomsky , North America , Palestine , Soccer , Social Media , The New York Times , The Toronto Star , Toronto Star , United States
MONDOWEISS: The coverage of the Gaza attack by mainstream media has invoked the outrage of leading academics and commentators on Middle East affairs
Added on 21/10/2012
Beirut , Journalism , Lebanon , Reuters , Social Media , Twitter , United Kingdom
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It’s the first time I’ve witnessed the so-called established media diving head first into the social media whirl. It sets a dangerous precedent.
Added on 13/10/2012
Activist , Ali Ferzat , America , Bashar al-Assad , Cartoonist , Civil society , Damascus , David Ignatius , Egypt , European parliament , France , Germany , Journalism , Lebanon , Literature , Palestinian Territories , Paris , Poet , President , Samar Yazbek , Syria , The Washington Post , United Kingdom , United States , vocal critic
MICH CAFE: One is a lawyer and human rights activist the other is a leading author but the bravery of both women has been acknowledged by a wider audience
Added on 08/10/2012
Abu Dhabi , Amazon , Beirut , Censorship , Dubai , IPad , Journalism , Lawrence of Arabia , Middle East , The Abu Dhabi Film Festival , UAE , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MC NABB: My recent experience of being, ah, ‘moderated’ is a far cry from my experiences over the past 25 years
Added on 24/09/2012
Aleppo , Army , Bashar al-Assad , Bloggers , Journalism , Lebanon , Paris , President , Reporters Without Borders , Syria , Syrian Observatory , U.S. government , United States , YouTube
MICH CAFE: Abdelkareem al-Oqda was a Syrian blogger and citizen journalist who exposed the horrors of the Syrian revolution and for that he has been killed.
Added on 18/09/2012
America , Anders Behring Breivik , Cairo , CNN , Edward Said , Egypt , Gaza , Hamas , Islam , Journalism , Kate Middleton , Libya , Media coverage , Middle East , Mitt Romney , Newsweek , Obama administration , Osama Bin Laden , princess , Rupert Murdoch , Salman Rushdie , Terry Jones , United States , YouTube
DANIEL M. VARISCO: The Newsweek cover this week is lazy and sensationalist. Not a lot has changed since Edward Said wrote a famous essay 30 years ago.
Added on 29/08/2012
Common Ground News Service
advertising budgets , Ahmed Harara , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Egypt Today , Facebook , Journalism , Mainstream media , Media outlets , Online activism , Satellite channels , Social Media , Twitter , Wael Abbas
NADINE EL SAYED: The names of once marginalised voices have entered the mainstream in Egyptian political discourse. But do they have a long term future?
Added on 28/08/2012
Censorship , Freedom of Speech , Internet censorship , Internet freedom , Jordan , Journalism , Online media , Prime Minister , Real Estate , Social Media
NASEEM TARAWNAH: Internet censorship is coming soon to Jordan and coming in a big way. What can any of us do?
Added on 25/08/2012
Syria News Wire
Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Jillian York , Journalism , Matthew Teller , Middle East , Nick Cohen , Syria
SYRIA NEWS WIRE: Eight years ago the prevailing opinion about the future of Syria was optimistic. A British journalist knew better than everyone apparently
Added on 03/08/2012
Israel , Journalism , Middle East , Sinai
CROSSROADS ARABIA: These stories serve as a useful reminder: Be very skeptical about any reporting coming out of the Middle East.
Added on 14/06/2012
Abu Dhabi , Dubai , Journalism , Local media , London , Madonna , Moody's , Social Media , Twitter , United Kingdom
ALEXANDER MCNABB: When you’ve got people actually there tweeting, you don’t have to be there to report on it, do you?
Added on 02/06/2012
Syria News Wire
Army , FSA , Hizballah , Journalism , Syria
NEWS FROM SYRIA: VICE Magazine has been spending some time with the Free Syrian Army. Will their reporting divide opinion once again?
Added on 31/05/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Editor-in-Chief , Facebook , Islamist government , Journalism , Justice and Development Party (PJD) , Media outlets , Mohammed VI , Moroccan government , Morocco , satellite dishes , Social networking , Supreme Court
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: An attempt by Islamists to mould the Moroccan media in its own image?
Added on 29/05/2012
Abdul Aziz Khoja , Censorship , Council of Ministers , Facebook , good journalist , Jeddah , Journalism , Journalist , Law , London , Media organizations , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Saudi government , Saudi Journalists Association , The New York Times , The Times , The Washington Post
CROSSROADS ARABIA: How can civil servants judge whether a journalists is being ‘professional’? The simple answer is they can’t