Added on 21/03/2014
Asia , Audiovisual Commission , Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice , Communications and Information Technology Commission , Instagram , Internet pornography , media websites , Microblogging , Real-time web , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Social Issues , Social Media , Technology/Internet , Text messaging , Twitter , Websites , World Wide Web
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The authorities in the Kingdom admit that they’re fighting a losing battle to stem a flood of pornography
Added on 11/07/2013
Computer jargon , Computing , Hashtag , Information , Information retrieval , Knowledge representation , Porter , Porter Novelli , Troll , Twitter , TWITTER INC. , Web 2.0 , World Wide Web
ALEXANDER MCNABB: An Australian PR agency has got itself into a pickle with an ill-advised social media campaign. Trying to blame your audience is not a good strategy
Added on 09/06/2013
Ali Ibrahim , Asharq Al-Awsat , Real-time web , Social Media , Syrian Electronic Army , Technology , Text messaging , The Associated Press GmbH , Twitter , TWITTER INC. , Websites , White House , World Wide Web
CROSSROADS ARABIA: The practice is as old as news itself but faking news has become a lot easier with new technology
Added on 21/05/2013
Habib Touma , Middle East , Real-time web , Social Media , Technology , Text messaging , Twitter , TWITTER INC. , Websites , World Wide Web
ALEXANDER MCNABB: We have these incredibly powerful technologies which allow us to broadcast to the world as soon as a thought enters our head.
Added on 07/02/2013
IT , Technology , touchpad , Twitter
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Oh yes, you might think it’s simple – turn off the touchpad button perhaps. My odyssey through user support says otherwise
Added on 15/01/2013
Elias Khoury , Humphrey Davies , Israel , Mahmoud Darwish , Nasser , Oil , Palestine , Palestinian Territories , Twitter
M. LYNX-QUALEY: The novelist Elias Khoury has written a letter to Palestinians who began building a village on land seized by Israel. A haunting, elegiac letter
Added on 06/01/2013
Comedian , fashion designer , Jeddah , Saudi Arabia , SMS , Twitter , Women , Women's issues , YouTube
AHMED AL OMRAN: The American comedienne Chelsea Handler has stirred up a hornet’s nest of indignation in Saudi Arabia
Added on 14/12/2012
Common Ground News Service
America , DC , Facebook , Florida , Islam , North Carolina , Ohio , Social Media , Twitter , United States , Virginia , Washington
MEHRUNISA QAYYUM, CGNEWS: Analysis has revealed that Muslims played a key role in swing states in the recent U.S presidential elections
Added on 09/12/2012
Susie of Arabia
Abdullah , Economy , Food and Drink , Jeddah , Salesman , Saudi Arabia , supermarket chain , Twitter , waitress , Women , Women's issues
SUSIE OF ARABIA: The furore over the decision to employ women as waitresses in the fast food restaurant Hardees illustrates that progress comes slowly
Added on 29/11/2012
Ahmed Al-Omran , Facebook , Islam , Jeddah , Middle East , National Public Radio , Riyadh Bureau , Saudi Arabia , Social Media , Twitter , United Kingdom , United States , YouTube
STEVE ROYSTON: Say the words ‘Saudi Arabia’ to someone who has never been there and the results are as predictable as could be.
Added on 17/11/2012
America , Dar Al-Hekma College , David Cameron , Education , Hillary Clinton , Jeddah , King Abdulaziz University , London , Nasser al-Omar , Prime Minister , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Gazette , Saudi government , Secretary of State , Social networking , Twitter , UN Court , United Kingdom , United States , US embassy , Women , Women's issues
AHMED AL OMRAN: It seems to have become a regular stop for foreign dignitaries visiting the Kingdom. But that hasn’t stopped conservatives offence-ometer going off the scale
Added on 15/11/2012
Syria News Wire
Activist , Arab Spring , Damascus , Doha , FSA , guard , Muslim Brotherhood , North Carolina , Syria , Twitter
NEWS FROM SYRIA: The discredited SNC has finally been subsumed by an organisation that has genuine potential to shape a new Syria
Added on 31/10/2012
Common Ground News Service
Beirut , Civil society , Facebook , Food and Drink , fundraiser , Lebanon , Nada Akl , Politics , Social Media , Social networking , Twitter
NADA AKL, CGNEWS: Many young Lebanese people from all sides are disillusioned with sectarianism and violence. The recent bomb proved a catalyst for change
Added on 27/10/2012
Alon Liel , Apartheid , Avigdor Lieberman , Bar Ilan University , Democracy , Gideon Levy , Haaretz , Hebrew University , IDF , Ilan Baruch , Israel , Lebanon , Menachem Klein , Michael Sfard , Palestinian Territories , Twitter
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Yet another indication of the racism that infects not just the Israeli poor or uneducated, but the media elite and virtually every (Jewish) strata as well.
Added on 22/10/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Central Intelligence Agency , Envoy , Iraq , Malala , Malala Yousufzai , National Public Radio , Online media , Pakistan , Pakistan government , Taliban , Twitter , United States , US government
ROB L. WAGNER: It didn’t take long for the moral relativists and conspiracy theorists to get to work on Malala Yousufzai. Inevitable but depressing.
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 01/10/2012
Rob L. Wagner
Cairo , Hate , Islam , Israel , Martin Luther King Jr. , messenger , Metropolitan Transportation Authority , Mona Eltahawy , New York , New York city , New York Post , Tahrir Square , Twitter , United States , YouTube
ROB L. WAGNER: She seems to specialise in self-aggrandizing stunts that diminish the message and provide fodder for anti-Muslim parodies.
Added on 09/09/2012
Afghanistan , Albania , America , Barack Obama , California , Cambodia , China , Clinton , Congress , Energy , George W. Bush , Hitler , Impotence , Internal Revenue Service , Iraq , Israel , Japan , Jerusalem , Lincoln , Lyndon Johnson , Middle East , midwife , Mitt Romney , National Front , North Carolina , Obama , Pakistan , Paranoia , Paris , Poland , President , prime minster , Richard Nixon , Ronald Reagan , Russia , Sheldon Adelson , Sunday Times , The New York Times , Twitter , United Kingdom , United States , US Elections , US Treasury , Vietnam , White House
STEVE ROYSTON: Preparation involves coming up with diversionary tactics whenever the question is likely to produce a response unpalatable to the listening millions.
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 27/08/2012
Mohammad Al Qahtani , Norway , Novelist , Saudi Arabia , Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association , Twitter , United Arab Emirates
EMAN AL NAFJAN: They’re individuals who have inspired others with their courage, their humanity and their personal example.