Middle East News Archive
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Leaked emails and changing narratives: Syria one year after the beginning of the revolution.
Thoughts on the Jasmine revolution, Egyptian revolution and the rise of the citizen journalist.
Editorial choices or chances? How do you read the news?
The 8th of March marks International Women Day. Arabs celebrate the role of women in the revolutions and discuss the origins of the word revolution in Arabic.
The death of Gaddafi shed light on several interesting media moments and tensions between the citizen informant, and the trusted corporate media brand.
Is twitter an ‘it’ or a ‘s/he’?
Iraqis called for a revolution on the 25th of February last year, and this year called for another one. The news from Tahrir Square in Baghdad did not find their way into media headlines. Is there a lack of interest on news from Iraq?
With the enormous emphasis today on the role of new media and social media platforms in contentious politics and the transmission of news across the globe, so little effort is being put into understanding that the old(er) media in the region is quite influential and is very much still considered new.
The day the world said NO to war. February 2003, a month before the invasion of Iraq.
Egypt between tweets and Tahrir. One year from the day Mubarak ‘decided’ to step down and the famous man behind Omar Suleiman. What is happening today?