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Fascinating insight into journalism in Bahrain

22 Jun, '060 Comments

If you can call it that in the first place that is!

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Irrepressible

28 May, '0614 Comments

Here’s a pledge that I would – and have – taken quite readily: I believe the Internet should be a force for political freedom, not repression. People have the right to seek and receive information and to express their peaceful beliefs online without fear or interference. I call on governments to stop the unwarranted restriction […]

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RSF’s 2006 Internet Report

2 May, '069 Comments

Here’s what RSF have to say about Bahrain: Except for pornographic sites, Bahrain does not censor the Internet much. But it has unfortunately begun to regulate it in ways that endanger freedom of expression. The government said in April 2004 that all online publications, including forums and blogs, must be officially registered. Loud protests led […]

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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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