Bashar Assad Instagram

The actual Syrian president, Bashar Al Assad, joined Instagram (@syrianpresidency) on July 24th. Syria has witnessed a civil war  for more than 2 years now and it seems the president’s team have got some time to create and manage an Instagram account. This means they believe they can achieve quite interesting political objectives through this: […]

Ayam Beirut El Cinemaiya Poster

The 7th edition of Ayam Beirut Al Cinema’iya (Cinema Days of Beirut), a film festival happening every two years, is taking place in 2013 from March 15th to 24th. Beirut DC, organizers of the event, offered The JR Express a press festival pass and thus the opportunity to know more about the 49 films being […]

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 […]

Romance Intimi Magazine Ad

I did a selection of three ads from Arab magazines: One in which you will find a man and a woman, another one in which you will see only men from different ethnicities and the last one include only women. By analyzing those ads I went over different issues of the advertising industry: The first […]