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Entries by Magda Abu-Fadil from 02/2010

Wadi Abou Jamil: Stories About the Jews of Beirut

| Posted 02.06.2010 | World

Riveting is an understatement. The beautifully recounted stories about Beirut's Jews are enlightening, but beg for details about community members w...

Foreign Arabic-Language TV: An Exercise in Futility?

| Posted 02.13.2010 | Media

They're tripping over each other. American, British, French, Russian, Chinese and Turkish satellite TV channels want a piece of the Arab viewers' p...

Lebanese Press Freedom Takes Hits: IPI Report

| Posted 02.20.2010 | Media

Press freedom is suffering in Lebanon, despite a modicum of maneuverability allowed by the law and the government's non-interference with journalists,...

North African Bloggers; Activists Blossom Despite Constraints

| Posted 02.24.2010 | Media

Eighteen North African bloggers gathered in Rabat last week for a workshop on writing and social media, despite censorship problems and various technical constraints in the Maghreb region.