Newsletter 35

سلينغشوت يجتاح لبنان
Slingshot Hip Hop invades Lebanon
Posted on 12/08/2008 - 13:45
U.S.-based Arab filmmaker Jackie Salloum's documentary Slingshot Hip Hop has made waves in the film world, including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. She was in Lebanon last week showing the film to Palestinian youth in three of the country's Palestinian refugee camps. hiphop sling story.jpg 
مات الدرويش
'The essential breath of the Palestinian people'
Posted on 11/08/2008 - 19:53
His face occupied the front pages of virtually every newspaper in the Arab world today. In the inside pages, everyone tried to define who and what Mahmoud Darwish was or wasn't. When someone departs who impacted Arab awareness, culture and identity as much as the 'Resistance Poet' did, a void is left which only his legacy can hope to fill. darwish headlines newspapers.jpg 
ما الجدوى إذا لم أخاطب القراء العرب؟
'The Arab media are not a monolith'
Posted on 11/08/2008 - 13:06
In The International Journal of Press/Politics, Lawrence Pintak and Jeremy Ginges report on a survey about how Arab journalists see themselves, their duties and their roles. The results show similarities between Arab and American journalists, and expose just how wrong U.S. perception of the industry professionals is. 0319-01.jpg 
موريتانيا وإعلامها في قبضة العسكر
Mauritania coup blocks state radio and TV, newspapers
Posted on 07/08/2008 - 19:16
International condemnation of the military coup which deposed the Mauritanian president on Wednesday has been swift. MENASSAT took to the streets of Nouakchott to gauge local reactions as well as the effect of the coup on the local media. MAURITANIAN TROOPS OUTSIDE RADIO 
زهرة الأغوار أو قصة إذاعة
Jordan Valley girl power
Posted on 06/08/2008 - 15:18
A new radio station in the Jordan Valley run entirely by women is all set to launch. But the Jordanian government has been refusing to grant Zahrat Al-Aghwar (Valley Flower) its radio license for two years now. Mohammad Abu Arkoub went to the Al-Shuna district in the south of Jordan to investigate. jordan radio 
سجل حماس يعبق بالانتهاكات...الصحافية
Radio silence in Gaza
Posted on 05/08/2008 - 10:05
The media war in Gaza is escalating, with the latest casualty Sawt al-Shaab or Voice of the People, a radio station associated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). sot-chaeb.jpg