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Antixenophobic media: An impossible goal?

Current media coverage in Jordan and Lebanon tend to demonize refugees and migrants. How can newsrooms prevent this sort of generalization and demonization?

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Muhammad Shamma Published on: 2 Jun, 2021
The Palestinian struggle to be seen in the media

Does the global media treat Palestinian lives as inherently less valuable?

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Abeer al-Najjar Published on: 30 May, 2021
Overcoming Barriers and Hazards: A Woman’s Experience Reporting in Gaza

The first female fixer and journalist in Gaza shares her experiences of reporting in the besieged Palestinian enclave.

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Ameera Ahmad Harouda Published on: 20 May, 2021
How to bring more balance to western media coverage of Israel and Palestine

How can journalists accurately cover Palestine without becoming unbalanced or biased? Here are some concrete tools and techniques for reporters to keep in mind.

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Megan O'Toole Published on: 17 May, 2021
In coverage of Palestine, biases and irresponsible journalism emerge

In the coverage of events in Jerusalem and Gaza, mainstream media outlets are failing to report on the situation fairly.

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William Christou Published on: 13 May, 2021
Journalism and sociology; uneasy bedfellows

Journalism and sociology cannot be at odds since they are based on the same principle, and they use the same tools to construct social analyses. Still, the two disciplines do not see eye to eye. The sociologist sees the journalist as superficial, while the journalist sees the sociologist as cloistered in an ivory tower.

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Mohammad Ahdad Published on: 10 May, 2021

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Abeer al-Najjar
The Palestinian struggle to be seen in the media

Does the global media treat Palestinian lives as inherently less valuable?

William Christou
In coverage of Palestine, biases and irresponsible journalism emerge

In the coverage of events in Jerusalem and Gaza, mainstream media outlets are failing to report on the situation fairly.

Mohammad Ahdad
Journalism and sociology; uneasy bedfellows

Journalism and sociology cannot be at odds since they are based on the same principle, and they use the same tools to construct social analyses. Still, the two disciplines do not see eye to eye.…

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Antixenophobic media: An impossible goal?

Current media coverage in Jordan and Lebanon tend to demonize refugees and migrants. How can newsrooms prevent this sort of generalization and demonization?

A picture of the author, Muhammad Shamma
Muhammad Shamma Published on: 2 Jun, 2021
The Palestinian struggle to be seen in the media

Does the global media treat Palestinian lives as inherently less valuable?

A picture of the author, Abeer alNajjar
Abeer al-Najjar Published on: 30 May, 2021
Journalism and sociology; uneasy bedfellows

Journalism and sociology cannot be at odds since they are based on the same principle, and they use the same tools to construct social analyses. Still, the two disciplines do not see eye to eye. The sociologist sees the journalist as superficial, while the journalist sees the sociologist as cloistered in an ivory tower.

A picture of the author, Mohammad Ahdad.
Mohammad Ahdad Published on: 10 May, 2021
Should foreign laborers in Oman have their own media outlets?

Asian migrant workers in Oman face a host of challenge in adjusting to their host country. Could media outlets in their native languages ameliorate those challenges?

A picture of the author, Summayya al-Yakubi
Sumayya al-Yakubi Published on: 2 May, 2021
The internet "kill switch" in the Arab World

Government-imposed internet blackouts in the Middle East have profound effects on the media and civil freedoms across the region.

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Oussama Hamama Published on: 21 Apr, 2021
Media monotone in the Arab World pushes citizens to disinformation

State control over media can lead to public distrust in state institutions and a particular vulnerability to disinformation.

Jassar al-Tahat Published on: 15 Apr, 2021