Newsletter 03



 

 

 

The massacre that wasn't
Posted on 11/29/2007 - 19:08
It was a good day for the family of Iraqi journalist Dhia al-Kawwaz; they turned out not to have been massacred after all. It was not such a good day for the credibility of Iraqi journalism. al-kawwaz.jpg 
Egyptian journalists worry about new anti-terrorism law
Posted on 11/28/2007 - 18:09
A new Egyptian anti-terrorism law is set to replace the current state of emergency which has been in effect since 1981. Journalists and human rights groups are unsure if this will be an improvement. Egypt, Cairo, news photographers protest. © AFP PHOTO/STR
Something is rotten at Syria's ministry of Communications
Posted on 11/27/2007 - 17:46
Syria used to block websites if they were critical of the regime. These days, any excuse will do. Syria, internet, banned websites.
Journalists follow other Iraqis into exile
Posted on 11/26/2007 - 18:16
They are today's Soviet ballet dancers: invite an Iraqi journalist to a conference abroad, and there is a good chance he or she will never go back. Five Iraqi journalists in exile in Lebanon tell their story to Menassat.com. Nic185677.jpg
Lebanese media agree on one thing only: it looks bad
Posted on 11/23/2007 - 18:24
Despite the severity of the situation, no newspapers came out in Lebanon today because Thursday was Independence Day. Menassat.com contacted some of the country's leading opinion writers to find out what they would have written. Lebanese politics, 23 Nov 2007. ©Caroline Poiron / arabimages.com
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