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We Are SPARTA!

We Are SPARTA!

6 Oct, '130 Comments

Who’s not familiar with that blood-curdling cry before the hapless messenger gets kicked into the well to his death? Very few I think. That particular scene in the film 300 must now be one of the most popular in film history. That shout conjures up images of pride, determination and patriotism. To me, the word […]

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Changing lenses

Changing lenses

5 Oct, '136 Comments

One of the things I love about blogging is the creative and intellectual energy that the process generates which I in turn invest in every post. Yes, the results may vary, but each post holds an issue that I cared enough about to voice. I miss this. When I stopped blogging, virtually since that fateful […]

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Mahmood Al-Yousif’s Int’l Media Awards Acceptance Speech

Mahmood Al-Yousif’s Int’l Media Awards Acceptance Speech

20 May, '1310 Comments

Here’s a video of my acceptance speech at the International Media Awards in London. Enjoy!    

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International Media Awards

International Media Awards

12 May, '136 Comments

I’m deeply honoured to have won the Outstanding Contribution to New Media 2013 award presented by the International Council for Press and Broadcasting at the Oxford and Cambridge Club in London last night. Accepting the award last night, in the presence of so many people I admire from all around the region and beyond, I […]

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My learnings from my first large scale public speaking

My learnings from my first large scale public speaking

30 Apr, '130 Comments

  Reading from a teleprompter is much harder than it looks, it needs practice – and proper height adjustment This is amplified even more when it stops working and is mis-synced with TV repeating monitors At this stage, ignore prompter and screens and either follow the printed script, or as a last resort, wing it […]

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