Tag: journalism

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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A present to Ali Matter and his lot

A present to Ali Matter and his lot

24 Apr, '0617 Comments

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this is a special lash and mask kit I would like to present to our dear member of parliament Ali Mattar who suggested the very valid and totally workable solution to penalise errant journalists… WHIP THEIR ASS! And of course Mattar is going to wear that mask while he’s doling out […]

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An historic day for our parliament

22 Apr, '065 Comments

Will they rise up to the challenge, or continue to disappoint? Today they hold a special session to discuss and amend the Press Law which contains parts which necessitate imprisoning journalists for what they write. The islamists – as expected – are all for imprisoning the writer AND his managing editor who dares challenge any […]

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The New New Bahrain TV

The New New Bahrain TV

13 Apr, '0621 Comments

They say they’ll transform themselves starting April 15th. All I can think of when I saw this ad was:

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