Newsletter 06



 

New online book takes a close look at Iraqi media
Posted on 12/20/2007 - 14:13
What do Iraqis watch on TV? Why should Iraq's draft Law on Media and Telecommunications be passed? What role do Iraqi bloggers play? Media in Iraq and legislation that affects them are the main topics in a new online publication. Iraqis play action video games in an arcade in Baghdad. © Ghaith Abdul-Ahad
A killing field for journalists in 2007
Posted on 12/19/2007 - 17:42
During 2007, sixty-four journalists were killed on the job, according to a new report by the New York City-based Committee to Protect Journalists. Thirty-one of them were Iraqis. Iraq killed journalists.jpg
Fearless in Yemen
Posted on 12/18/2007 - 20:37
Veteran Yemeni journalist Abed al-Karim Al-Khiwani is going through an unprecedented legal battle to prove that he is not a terrorist plotting to topple the regime. ٌYemen, Abdul-kareem Alkhiwani
Palestinians trust their media despite weak performance
Posted on 12/17/2007 - 19:45
Despite on-going criticism about the professionalism and objectivity of the Palestinian media, 3 out of 4 Palestinians say they trust their media outlets. Palestine, Roadblocks. ©Eddie Gerald / arabimages.com
Egypt's cartoon revolution
Posted on 12/14/2007 - 16:54
The success of Egypt's opposition newspaper Ad-Dustour is partly the result of its policy to attract the best of the country's cartoonists. But do cartoons have the power to change people? 'Perhaps not but at least we are doing what we can.' Egypt, Cartoons. ©Qundeel
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