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We’ve done a UN!

We’ve done a UN!

30 Apr, '074 Comments

90 minutes, lots of talk from opinionated people, and no conclusion. Does that sound like the Arab League or the UN or any other gathering fueled by world media… What I liked about it is that no matter what these people do, and no matter how much they attack blogs and bloggers, they will come […]

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It’s those Joooz! That’s who’se behind Darfur!

30 Apr, '0720 Comments

I found and sat next to our friend Mr. Ameen Hassan Omar at lunch. I wanted to talk to him to see where his aligations that the International Crises Group is a biased source and that they should never be trusted. He obliged and explained his position more fully: He claims that the ICG has […]

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A moment in history, a MULTICAST!

30 Apr, '0710 Comments

The next session, which I am part of, is supposed to make history in that it is going to be broadcast on Al-Jazeera live, Abu Dhabi TV, on BBC radio and streamed on bbcarabic.com and will accept not only audience participation but also through email. The interesting thing is that Egyptian judge who is suing […]

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Investigative journalism in TV

Investigative journalism in TV

30 Apr, '073 Comments

Is superficial to say the least, especially considering the “sound bite” culture that we live in now. This is another aspect that is being talked about in this session now. Again I find that rather than these esteemed TV personalities, journalists and editors face the issue directly, they are amplifying excuses. What I would like […]

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ABF: ‘Journalism of Depth: Covering the Middle East’

ABF: ‘Journalism of Depth: Covering the Middle East’

30 Apr, '072 Comments

Television is the king of “sound bites”! That’s all it is, everyone at this conference admitted that they – as television companies and editors – cannot offer full coverage, but at least try to provide context. Or at least they try to. But the depth of context actually can only come from media formats that […]

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