Al Jazeera Journalism Review
Years ago, the Moroccan thinker Hassan Aourid published his book titled "The Refracted Mirror of the West". Among its major topics was his seeking for media intervention to shape a new public opinion. The article brought a detailed explanation of compatibility of media visions between the West and the Arab regimes' orientations after September 11, 2001 events.
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The first female fixer and journalist in Gaza shares her experiences of reporting in the besieged Palestinian enclave.
By all measures, journalists from Rio’s favelas are among the bravest war reporters in the world, facing a constant threat of violence from all directions. Still, favela journalists continue human rights violations and serve their community.
When many North African countries achieved their independence, nationalists began to repeat a sentence of great importance: Colonization will leave out the door, only to come back through the window. The sentence has proved to be prescient, as colonization has come back through the gateway of media, with an orientalist view that detaches reality from its cultural, and socio-political contexts.