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Youth Help Little Victims of Plight

Suna Senman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
Suna Senman

As little victims of plight, the children miss out on natural development through play and education. These children need the same care and security as any child in the world.

Naomi Sakr's New Book on Egyptian Journalism

Joseph Braude | Posted 03.06.2014 | Books
Joseph Braude

Naomi Sakr's Transformations in Egyptian Journalism (I.B. Tauris, 2013), should be required reading for American public diplomacy specialists who want to engage Egyptians through the media.

Egypt Cracks Down on Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was said in jest but a professor of politics at Egypt's Nile University warned journalists and anyone taking pictures not to do so after an escalat...

Damned Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.06.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't in Egypt. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen was hit in the head and leg by birdshot while covering a demonstrat...

Egypt and Morsi Don't Mix

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egypt and Morsi don't mix. The message was loud and clear in the visuals, on TV, online. The picture of a banner erected on a Cairo street ahead of m...

Goma Falls and US Condemns Rebels; Ignores FDLR Atrocities

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.21.2013 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

"Sake vient de tomber sans coups de feu" (Sake just fell without firing)-MONUSCO contact M23 outside of Goma (Courtesy of M23) When the Congolese...

Qatari Exceptionalism: Small Kingdom Makes Big Impact on World Stage

Michael Hughes | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Michael Hughes

Outside of Qatar being the home of Aljazeera and winning the 2022 World Cup bid, many in the West are unfamiliar with the country's profile.

Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Alarab to Be to the Right of Al-Jazeera

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 11.15.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

It seems that 2012 will be the year when Arab viewers may finally see the break up of the dominance currently imposed over the Arabic satellite news channel market by the Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya.

Without Freedom of Expression, the Egyptian Revolution Wouldn't be Complete

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 08.15.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

As much as one would like to end the story by saying "...and the people of Egypt lived happily ever after", it might just be too premature to say so.

Arab Media Forum 2011 Tackles Region's Unfolding Revolts

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.24.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Why haven't all the bloggers who were jailed in Egypt over the years or elsewhere been recognized?"

Media Live Up to Name as Game Changers in Spreading Arab Revolutions

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.06.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Any invasion of armies today is being met with an equally hard-hitting invasion of media to cover unfolding events -- often to the consternation of those who seek to suppress people.

Egyptian Media Takes on Mubarak's Narcissism

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

Egyptian media are having a field day ripping into ousted president Hosni Mubarak, his family and cronies, with state-run news organizations doing an ...

Libyan Media March to Beat of a Different Drummer

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

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The Internet and the Bill of Rights

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

Whom do we think we are here in America? If I were a young Egyptian, I'd be furious at us. We export all our propaganda, our consumerism, our culture,...

Limited Options in the Face of Turmoil

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

In Congress and the media, new champions of Arab democracy have been born overnight. I suspect this celebration of the "Arab street" is born more of an anti-Arab animus than of a real commitment to Arab democracy.

Will We See WikiLeaks in Arabic Soon?

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Arab reporters have shown that they are willing to investigate their own communities. The fact that young journalists are learning the tricks of the trade bodes well for the natural progression of this form of investigations.

Haiti: Cholera Outbreak Metaphor for No Accountability

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

It began as a trickle of questions and sketchy information last night. An email from a friend and colleague in Haiti: "Do you know what is happening a...

Al Jazeera English Beats Israel's Ban on Reporters in Gaza with Exclusive Coverage

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Some may call it propaganda but I call it hardcore reporting. If you are not watching Al Jazeera English's coverage of the War on Gaza, you are missing much, if not, most of the story.