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Peace through Media Award

Peace through Media Award

19 May, '122 Comments

A well deserved award for Dr Mansoor Al-Jamri and his paper. Al-Wasat has proven itself the only independent newspaper in Bahrain if not the Gulf and beyond. While I have become more skeptical of late, I tend to give news articles much more credence than any of the other papers in Bahrain and its columns, […]

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Reprieve for Al-Wasat

Reprieve for Al-Wasat

8 May, '113 Comments

It’s with pleasure that I read that Al-Wasat‘s investors have decided to rescind their previous decision to close down the paper. The board of directors has now decided to continue publishing the paper under their new management. Regardless of my personal apprehensions on its current editorial direction, and my sadness for the forced resignation by […]

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Dead Goats

Dead Goats

24 Feb, '104 Comments

Oooh look! Some dogs attacked and killed EIGHT goats in some farm in Sitra! This is sucha a newsworthy article that it deserves to be on the front page. And why the hell is it below the fold? Don’t the editors care about animals enough to put it above the fold? What? Al-Wefaq’s latest spat […]

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Psst!

25 Mar, '082 Comments

Did you guys realise that Al-Wasat now does a ticker-like headlines reporting? The sneaky lot have had it for a few weeks I guess, but I like it. At least you know approximately what is happening without resorting to blocked means.

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Hamad’s Cartoons

Hamad’s Cartoons

10 Sep, '070 Comments

You will probably agree with me when I say that if a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a few hundred thousand then a cartoon surpasses all of that and through it you can deal with political and social situations that no paper (or blog!) would dare tackle. Hence, we find […]

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