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Honoured to be nominated by the New Century Foundation for Blogging

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I’m really honoured to be nominated for the International Media Award 2013 in the New Media category by the Next Century Foundation. This is the same entity that honoured Al-Wasat’s Editor in Chief Dr Mansoor Al-Jamri last year. The foundation will also run a conference on Bahrain at the same time where representatives from all sides have been invited. MAHMOOD AL-YOUSIF is known to many as the ‘Blogfather’ and is considered to be the “father of …

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An experiment in live broadcast

What do you need to broadcast live video and audio? A truckload of equipment? A staff of highly technical personnel complimented with nice eye-candy to man the front end all with salaries in the thousands? Nope. Not any more. All you need is an iPhone, an iPhone app, a 3G connection and an account at UStream.tv! Seriously! See my first ever attempt at live broadcasting above, and subscribe to my live channel where you’ll find the …

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The New Media Environment: Paths to Understanding

The premise of the Aspen Institute’s conference I just attended at the Dead Sea in Jordan was somewhat different from the others I had in the past. This one took on the shape of an informal round table discussion with leaders and visionaries of the industry; in them was the grounded wealth of experience unparalleled outside of that room. Their level – board members, CEOs, journalists of note, university professors and renowned new media practitioners – …

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