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A perfect night in Dubai

23 May, '066 Comments

I’d like to thank both Anisa and Lujayn for a wonderful evening in Dubai, the best I’ve had here for a very long time. Excellent company, stimulating conversation, good food, and new good friends. I am privileged to know you ladies. I hope that we will make these meetings a regular on my visits here. […]

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The blogging session at the Arab Media Forum

26 Apr, '0613 Comments

blogging the 4th Arab Media Forum in Dubai and Impressions on the 4th Arab Media Forum It’s over. Apart from the official dinner and prizes tonight, the conference and sessions have just finished. We’ve had our bloggers’ session this afternoon and it was brilliant! Good organisation, good attendance and very good questions from the audience. […]

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Credibility, again, in the Arab Media

26 Apr, '0610 Comments

blogging the 4th Arab Media Forum in Dubai The first plenary session dealt with journalistic credibility in the Arab world, and no surprises there: the panel was unanimous in condemning the state of credibility of the Arab media. We can go back to sleep now… especially that no resolutions were put forth on how to […]

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Freedom without security isn’t much of a freedom!

26 Apr, '061 Comment

blogging the 4th Arab Media Forum in Dubai This is the over-riding feeling at the “Status of Iraqi media” chaired by Jassim Al-Azzawi and included Faisal Al-Yasseri (founder and chairman of Al-Diyar television channel), Ismael Zayer (Managing Editor at Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed newspaper) and Adnan Hussain (the noted writer and long time Saddam-regime opponent writing for […]

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Arab Media Forum

Arab Media Forum

16 Apr, '0613 Comments

I’ve been invited to be on one of the panels of the forthcoming Arab Media Forum organised by the Dubai Press Club starting on April 26th in Dubai. I’ll join a panel to be chaired by Aneesa Al-Sharif. With me on the panel will be Dr. Emad Al-Bashir (Lebanon), Wael Abbas (Egypt) and Dr. Umaima […]

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