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Media Ethics in Lebanon Lack Proper Implementation

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

There's no shortage of workshops on media ethics and concomitant codes of conduct in Lebanon, but how are those guidelines being implemented?

Timeless or New? The ABCs of Marketing in a Digital Era

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The explosion of digital platforms is causing many marketers to rethink how they engage with consumers. But sometimes in their hurry to embrace the digital world, companies often lose their way and forget the basic principles of good marketing and branding.

Lebanese Information Minister Urges Self-Censorship as Draft Media Law Languishes in Parliamentx

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanon's information minister wants the media to exercise self-censorship to promote stability in a highly sectarian and politicized country despite ...

What the !#$@%*?: Will the Rise of Spanish Redefine Indecency?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 08.26.2011 | Media
Daniel Cubias

It stands to reason that as America grows more multilingual, we'll hear more Spanish on the airwaves. And some of that Spanish will be of the naughty variety.

Men: Are You Offended by the New Radio Frankness?

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.11.2011 | Media
Martha Rosenberg

"Are Your Toenails Yellow And Ugly?" "Are Your Teeth Broken and Missing?" "Do You Suffer From Bladder Incontinence?" Ads normally buried in the back of "personal care" catalogs are front and center on the radio.

Egypt Deep-Sixes Information Ministry

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was long overdue. The government body known derisively as Egypt's Ministry of Disinformation has ceased to exist. The country's new interim cabin...

2010 Press Freedom Index (PHOTOS): Reporters Without Borders Survey Results

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Northern Europe remains a beacon for journalists around the world, with its countries firmly ranked in the top five nations providing the highest leve...

Egypt Journalists Decry Media Crackdown

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — The Egyptian Journalists' Union has accused the government of cracking down on media critical of authorities after two popular talk show...

Tom Fenton's Junk News: The Failure of the Media in the 21st Century

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Junk News: The Failure of the Media in the 21st Century is a gem that makes compelling arguments about what may need to happen to save newspapers and broadcast media.

The Power and Responsibility of our Nation's Broadcasters

Tim Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Robbins

Broadcasters have the power to turn this nation away from the hatred and the divisive dialogue that has rendered such a corrosive effect on our body politic.