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Ghassan Tueni

What Do Lebanese Information/Media Ministers Do?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.03.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's an intriguing question that continues to baffle those whose countries don't have ministries controlling how information and media work, and a fair number of Lebanese who find such institutions and their heads relics from a bygone age.

Images and Media Ethics: How Much, How Far?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about pictures that prompts journalists, activists, and social media users to take liberties with people's privacy, lives and destinies, and be sloppy in what they publish?

Ghassan Tueni: An Irreplaceable Giant With an Indomitable Spirit, R.I.P.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.12.2012 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanon's cedar tree bent over and wept in front of a copy of the daily Annahar with a cover of Ghassan Tueni's profile and a pen resting across the page to mark the departure of the country's last journalistic giant.

Remembering the "Dean of Lebanese Journalists"

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.11.2012 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

As Lebanon mourned its "Dean of Journalists" over the weekend, Prime Minister Nagib Mikati was spot-on to suggest that the nation "lost a true national symbol" with the passing of Ghassan Tueni.

Breaking the Law by Reading Ghassan Tueni

Sami Moubayed | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media
Sami Moubayed

Ghassan Tueni said things that we never dared to voice in the 1990s, long before the Syrian Revolt. He died this weekend in Beirut at the age of 86, and Arab journalism will never be the same without him.