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NU-Q and ‘Media Use in the Middle East’

Since 2013, Northwestern University Qatar (NU-Q) has published its annual report “Media Use in the Middle East” to provide a useful and easy-to-access source for systematic data analysing and monitoring media use and attitudes in the Middle East. Ahead of the release of the 2017 survey this spring, look back at last year’s report to […]

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June attacks on journalists in MENA region

The International Press Institute (IPI) is concerned about the safety of journalists in the Middle East and North Africa following a number of press freedom violations that have been reported since the beginning of the month. Recent attacks on journalists in Lebanon, Iraq and Oman, and new laws on the table in Iraq, Egypt and […]

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Lebanese journalist escapes assassination

A Lebanese journalist escaped an apparent assassination attempt on Saturday, when the vehicle he was driving was hit by six bullets, Lebanon’s Daily Star newspaper reported. Lebanon’s National News Agency said that Mustafa Jeha was pursued and shot at on Saturday night as he drove on a motorway just south of Beirut. The Daily Star […]

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Call for applications for journalism fellowship

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is pleased to announce the creation of a new award named the Said-Asfari Fellowship jointly sponsored by the Asfari Foundation and the Said Foundation. This gives a unique opportunity for journalists from Lebanon, Palestine and Syria (resident in the Levant region or Egypt) to benefit from a […]

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