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How to Report on Climate Change

On November 2, 2022, Arab Media & Society held a virtual panel discussion entitled “Reporting on Climate Change.”  The panel featured a diverse group of speakers, including journalists, communicators, and educators working in the area of climate journalism and communication. The panel, hosted just days ahead of the opening of …

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REPORT | Mass Media and Conflict Issues in the World

Today’s world faces many conflicts and is impacted by an increasing number of natural disasters. In this climate of turbulence and uncertainty, the role of media in conflict management and peace building is extremely important. With this backdrop, the faculty of Mass Communication at Cairo University organized its 23rd annual …

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المؤتمر العلمي السنوي الثالث والعشرون لكلية الإعلام جامعة القاهرة وسائل الاتصال وقضايا الصراع في العالم

تقدم هذه الورقة تقريراً وعرضاً لفعاليات المؤتمر العلمي السنوي الثالث والعشرين لكلية الإعلام بجامعة القاهرة، تحت عنوان "وسائل الاتصال وقضايا الصراع في العالم" وذلك يوميْ الإثنيْن والثلاثاء 11 و 12 سبتمبر 2017م، وقد صادف يوم افتتاح المؤتمر الذكرى السادسة عشرة لأحداث 11 سبتمبر 2001م في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، والذكرى الأولى …

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Nuqat’s “The Seventh Sense: Powering the Creative Economy”

 Mention art, culture, and creativity and you’ve got Kuwait-based Nuqat’s seventh conference boosting innovation, promoting entrepreneurship, uncovering censorship, and serving as a teaching platform.  This year’s three-day conference entitled “The Seventh Sense: Powering the Creative Economy,” delved into the capacity of the brain to come up with new ideas through discussions …

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Media Policies and Freedom of Expression

The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo hosted a two-day conference on Media Policies and Freedom of Expression from February 25-26, 2015. The goal of the proceedings was to help strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks, especially in regard to freedom of expression in Egypt. Hussein Amin and Sarah El-Shaarawi revisit some of the notable discussion from the conference.

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Striving for Excellence in Egyptian Media: Findings from the Egypt Media Forum

The Egyptian American Dialogue Initiative (EADI), in collaboration with George Washington University and Gallup hosted the Egypt Media Forum in Washington, DC from October 1 to 3, 2014. The Forum brought together a group of prominent Egyptian and international experts on media and policy to discuss media sector reform in Egypt. This report, jointly published by Arab Media & Society and EADI, offers a summary of the discussion that took place, as well as key recommendations that emerged.

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Report: The American University in Cairo’s Conference on Egypt and International Models of Regulation and Accountability

Egypt’s broadcast media is widely seen as unruly and in need of regulation, with the rights and responsibilities of journalists still unclear two years after the revolution. Mark Visonà reports on the recommendations of a recent conference, hosted by the American University of Cairo, on how to build a regulatory framework. The conference, “Egypt and International Models of Broadcast Regulation and Accountability,” featured guest speakers from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United States, Tunisia, Libya, and Morocco.

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