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Demands for change are gathering apace

Demands for change are gathering apace

4 May, '079 Comments

The weather was hot, the temperature was certainly over 40 degrees Celsius and the humidity wasn’t forgiving and neither was the sun, but the intelligentsia or Bahrain gathered yesterday in front of the Parliament building to demonstrate in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day, in solidarity with Isa Al-Shayji who is demanding that MP […]

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Demonstration at Parliament on Thursday, be there!

1 May, '075 Comments

«الصحفيين» تدعو للاعتصام أمــــام «النيــابي» الخميــس المقبــل ناشدت جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية جموع الصحافيين والمثقفين والفنانين البحرينيين ”الاعتصام أمام مجلس النواب الخميس المقبل، احتجاجا على مجمل ما أنتجه المجلس في دورته الحالية من قرارات ولجان تحقيق بحق الثقافة والإبداع وحرية الكلمة”. وفي سياق متصل، استغربت الجمعية في بيان أصدرته أمس (الأحد) رفض لجنة الشؤون التشريعية بالمجلس […]

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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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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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