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MENA Media Managers fellowships announced

MENA Media Managers fellowships announced

12 Mar, '0710 Comments

18 Arab Media Managers to win a six-week fellowship in the US March 2007. Arab media managers and supervisors will have a unique opportunity this fall to enhance their leadership skills and find innovative solutions to the challenges they face in media management through a comprehensive six-week fellowship that will include intense training at the […]

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PM supports a free press too!

7 Mar, '074 Comments

واعتبر رئيس الوزراء أثناء استقباله أمس (الثلثاء) أعضاء مجلس إدارة جمعية الصحفيين البحرينية برئاسة عيسى الشايجي، أنه ‘’لا يوجد داعم أكبر للانفتاح من الصحافة والوعي والتحلي بروح المسؤولية، وأنه بالقلم الحر والكلمة الصادقة والأمانة الوطنية والتحليل والرؤى الثاقبة للأمور، مطمئنون أن منجزاتنا ستتعاظم ومقدراتنا محمية وثوابتنا الوطنية محفوظة’’. … وتابع ‘’نحرص على توجيه الوزراء للتواصل […]

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Investigative Journalism!

Investigative Journalism!

6 Mar, '0714 Comments

As ridiculous as it may sound, all that is needed is a lick of black nail polish and fourth hand hearsay for it to be “proven” that high school kids in Bahrain practice Satan Worship. And all you need is a girl with short hair to confirm that not only is she a lesbian, but […]

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Another day, another journalist in the dock

Another day, another journalist in the dock

6 Mar, '073 Comments

This time, the lottery winner is Hussain Khalaf who has been indicted and fined BD50 (US$132) for describing a fight without naming the participants! The Bahrain Journalists’ Association is urging Mr. Khalaf to appeal the case as it believes – rightly – that he did no wrong. As young teenagers, we used to joke with […]

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King’s Freedom of Expression Vow Ignored

King’s Freedom of Expression Vow Ignored

1 Mar, '078 Comments

No sooner than our king vowing to protect the freedoms of expression in Bahrain, than we get yet another journalist dragged in for questioning by the public prosecutor! The honour this time goes to Ja’afer Al-Jamri of Al-Wasat with a complaint brought against him by a government ex-employee for libel even though it has been […]

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