Tagged with: Middle East and North Africa

8 posts about Middle East and North Africa on this blog

  1. Coming home for the first time

    Thursday 13 February 2014, 11:21

    Aida Kaisy Aida Kaisy Media Reform Programme Advisor, BBC Media Action, Iraq

    BBC Media Action advisor Aida Kaisy's visit to support public service broadcasting in Iraq was also her first ever trip to her parents’ native city of Baghdad.

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  2. The Arab Spring in the winter sun

    Tuesday 29 October 2013, 15:00

    Karen Wespieser Karen Wespieser Research Manager, Middle East and North Africa for BBC Media Action

    New research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia was launched last week at a make-or-break moment for the country. 

    BBC Media Action's research manager Karen Wespieser on new research about what audiences want from the media in Tunisia.

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  3. A Girl Called Zaat: a TV drama for a turbulent Egypt

    Thursday 8 August 2013, 16:45

    Abir Awad Abir Awad Country Director for BBC Media Action, Iraq

    BBC Media Action's Abir Awad on how TV series A Girl Called Zaat is portraying Egypt’s modern history – even while that history is being made.

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  4. "This episode was different"

    Wednesday 29 May 2013, 16:39

    Lana Shehadeh Lana Shehadeh Research Officer for BBC Media Action in the Palestinian Territories

    BBC Media Action's Lana Shehadeh on how disabled people in the Palestine Territories used a TV debate show Hur El Kalam to get their voice heard.

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  5. Press freedom in Tunisia

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 10:42

    Iheb Chaouch Iheb Chaouch Presenter and producer

    Tunisian TV presenter and producer Iheb Chaouchon the threats that face his country's media two years after the Arab Spring.  

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  6. Palestinian women tweet to the world

    Monday 15 April 2013, 16:49

    Ashira Ramadan Ashira Ramadan Social Media Specialist

    How Palestinian women are reaching out with the help of social media. 

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  7. Journalism in today’s Syria: an insider’s view

    Wednesday 19 September 2012, 13:12

    Maurice Aaek Maurice Aaek Freelance journalist and blogger based in Damascus

     A Syrian journalist and blogger reflects on the mission impossible facing journalists attempting impartial coverage of the Syrian conflict.

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  8. Radio Al Mirbad seven years on

    Wednesday 11 July 2012, 10:18

    Tim Eaton Tim Eaton Assistant Project Manager, Iraq

    How the independent Iraqi radio station has gone from strength to strength and this year, launched a news website.

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