IN THE MIDST OF WAR
Jordan, chief news executive and newsgathering president for the CNN News Group,
talks to TBS about
covering Afghanistan, the Middle East, and other hot spots; whether US audiences
are talking more of an interest in world news in the wake of September 11, and
CNN's aim of regionalizing coverage for audiences around the world.
Abu Dhabi TV's Jasim Al-Azzawy
on the air from Jerusalem
Inside the Abu Dhabi Channel
Dhabi Television Deputy Director Mohamed Dourrachad talks to TBS about
covering the current crisis in the West Bank, how to achieve balanced coverage
on a story that is so sensitive to viewers, and how the Abu Dhabi Channel has
developed its news operation.
spoke with Abu Dhabi Television anchor and executive
producer Jasim Al-Azzawy, who was expelled from Jerusalem while
on a trip to interview Yasser Arafat. Israeli officials say it was for biased
coverage; Al-Azzawy and Abu Dhabi TV say it's an Israeli bias against the channel.
Groups Protest Israeli Harassment, Attacks Managing Editor Sarah Sullivan
reports on another conflict in the Middle Eastthat between Israeli authorities
and journalists from around the world who are covering events in the West Bank.
on the Arab Satellites, the Palestinian Intifada, and the Israeli War
Abbas El Tounsy looks at how Al-Jazeera, Abu Dhabi, MBC, ANN, and other
Arab satellite stations have covered the last few weeks of regional violence.
Hollywood Go to War? A special report by David Chambers on the
US entertainment industry's response to September 11, and an exclusive
interview with Ally McBeal co-executive producer Alice West for a six-months-later
perspective on the role Hollywood might play.
Cross-Communication Exchange: A Dialogue Amongst Mutes. Jihad Fakhreddine
argues that the West and the Arab world, despite post-9/11 visions of the need
for a meaningful dialogue, are failing to get their messages across.
the Muslim World is Watching....or, What Some of the Arab World is Watching?
TBS Contributing Editor David Wilmsen responds to Fouad Ajami's
criticism of Al-Jazeera.
Rings: Al-Jazeera's Talk Shows An excerpt from the book "Al-Jazeera:
How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World and Changed the Middle East,"
by Mohammed El-Nawawy and Adel Iskandar (Westview Press, 2002).
the War' Tops ICC Agenda Rasha Abdulla reports from this year's
International Communications Conference at the University of Miami
the War on Terrorism Transcript of a panel discussion sponsored by the
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. Moderated by Dr.
Michael Hudson, and featuring panelists:
Marvin Kalb, Executive Director, Harvard University's Shorenstein Center on
the Press, Politics, and Public Policy
Hafez Al-Mirazi, Al-Jazeera Washington Bureau Chief
Rami Khouri, Internationally Syndicated Columnist and Nieman Fellow, Harvard
Jacques Charmelot, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Agence France-Presse
the Region, Covering the World
Tenants at EMPC: Private Egyptian Channels, and One Million-Dollar Show
TBS Contributing Editor Naila Hamdy files a special report from Egyptian
Media Production City
Hala Sirhan on Egypt's new
From left, LAU President Dr.
Riyad Nassar, Institute for Professional Journalists Director Magda Abu-Fadil,
and Lebanese Information Minister Ghazi Aridi at the opening of the roundtable
"Professional Ethics, Media Legislation, and Freedom of Expression in Lebanon."
Dream TV Come True In an exclusive interview, Naila Hamdy talks
to Hala Sirhan, vice president and popular presenter on Egypt's first privately
owned satellite television network, Dream.
Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Contributing Editor Chris
Forrester reports from Washington on new technology developments from the
Satellite 2002 conference.
is Inevitable" Eutelsat CEO Giuliano Berretta tells Chris
Forrester that small satellite operators have little to be optimistic about.
and Financial Journalism in Asia Transcript of a panel discussion held
at Newsworld Asia, moderated by Chris Donville, Bloomberg
Matt Winkler, Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg
Melvin Yong, Finance News Editor, Channel News Asia
Zafar Siddiqi, Chairman and CEO, Middle East Business News
Cynthia Owens, Vice President for News Programming, CNBC
Debra Kocher, Vice President for Business Programming, CNNI
Cabsat Focuses on Interactive Services Stephen Quinn describes
the latest technologies on display at the eighth Middle East international cable,
satellite, broadcast, and communications exhibition, Cabsat
Examines Ethics, Media Freedom in Lebanon Sarah Sullivan reports
on a seminar sponsored by Lebanese American University's Institute for Professional
TV and Film Entertainment 'Framed' for India India's entertainment industry
is going truly global, Janet Fine reports from the Business of Entertainment
conference in Mumbai.
2001: Economy of Media in the New Middle East TBS Senior Editor and president
of the Arab-US Association of Communication Educators Hussein Amin reports
from the November conference.