Arab Media Use Stats Feature

Northwestern university in Qatar published the findings of a survey about media use in the Arab world. It was conducted with around 10,000 respondents from Lebanon, Qatar, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. You can check all the information about this survey, its methodology and the text documents on http://menamediasurvey.northwestern.edu. You may […]

The Power Of Tires Lebanon - Video Screenshot

Lately, in Lebanon burning tires became a tradition in a country where you protests are a daily activity. Caustik.tv created a satirical campaign entitled The Power Of The Tire and here is how they describe it: “Power of the tire is a satirical piece depicting the current political and economical situation in Lebanon. It is […]

"Legally", he can still abuse you

UPDATE: Video showing the highlights of the demonstration available right before the end of the article. We all know that women’s right is an important issue in the Arab world and although Lebanon is considered as more “liberal” comparing to other Arab countries (as I stated in my video report about Media censorship in Lebanon), […]

Alaa Wardi

I discovered few weeks ago on YouTube a great music artist: Alaa Wardi. This guy was born in Iran, raised in Saudi Arabia, studied music and sound engineering in Jordan and is actually living in Saudi Arabia so as you can see he spent most of his life in the Arab world. He is using […]

The JR Express Censored

Here is a short video or kind of report I did as a final project for my Digital Media Literacy course at university. It tackles the issue of media censorship in Lebanon and how the web can be used to overcome it. Here is the list of some ideas covered in the report: • Arab […]

ArabStereotypes

Here is a podcast I did in the scope of my Digital Media Literacy course at uni and it’s about how media is stereotyping Arabs. UPDATE: I just created a video version for this podcast check it out! Music: Istanbul by Orient Expressions. Image by M. Wuerker.