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Rodney Pinder, Reuters TV News Editor

Reuters' latest big step vis-a-vis the Middle East is its relocation into Dubai Media City. TBS Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer spoke with Reuters TV News Editor Rodney Pinder in London about this move, the restructuring of Visnews into Reuters, and how new technology affects news coverage. S. Abdallah Schleifer: Can you outline …

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Steve Clark, MBC News Director

MBC is one of the newest clients of Dubai Media City—and a key client, even having a DMC building named for them. TBS Senior Editor S. Abdallah Schleifer spoke with MBC News Director Steve Clark in London about the advantages of moving to Dubai and how the move will affect their news …

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Saeed Al-Muntafiq, CEO of Dubai Media City

TBS: In the short time since its launch, how far has Dubai Media City come towards its goal of becoming a regional satellite broadcasting hub? Saeed Al-Muntafiq: We have the largest Middle East, pan-Arab broadcaster, MBC, which has decided to relocate to Dubai Media City from London. We have Middle East Business …

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Ibrahim Nawar, VCS’s Managing Director

Video Cairo Sat has for almost thirty years been providing news production services to TV broadcasters around the world. Now, with the legalization of private satellite channels in Egypt, VCS is launching Cairo Sat News, its own satellite news channel. TBS Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan talked to VCS's Managing Director Ibrahim Nawar in …

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