Tag Archives: Middle East

Mar 20 2014

Conference 2014 Speaker Series: An Interview with Fatima El Issawi

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Polis research fellow Fatima El Issawi speaks about her new report on post-uprising Egyptian Media: “Egyptian Media Under Transition: In the name of the regime… In the name of the people?” The report will be launched on Friday March 28th … Continue reading

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Aug 16 2013

Egypt’s Media War

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The Egyptian national media coverage of the bloody clampdown on the Muslim Brotherhoods sit-ins and the violence that erupted in its aftermath in Egypt gives even more evidence to  support the finding of our research project on Arab media under … Continue reading

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Aug 14 2013

Egyptian for a Week

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In this article LSE Media and Communications MSc student, Raneem Hannoush, (Twitter: @RaneemHannoush) describes her return to Egypt this summer. She went to conduct research for her dissertation. But it’s much more than that as she discovered that Egyptian journalism … Continue reading

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Jul 9 2013

Is Libyan Media More Free After The Revolution? (New Research Report)

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Polis visiting research fellow Fatima el Issawi (@elIssawi) has just published the latest of her series of reports on Arab media in transition after the recent Political upheavals. Her latest is on Libya. Here she gives you a taste of … Continue reading

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Feb 3 2013

The painful rebirth of Libya’s mainstream news media (guest blog)

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How are Libya’s journalists coping after the end of the Gaddaffi regime? Polis research fellow Fatima El-Issawi has been to find out. Here she gives a  flavour of her trip. The Head of the security team at the national Libyan … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2012

The Iran Distraction: a view from Israel on Palestine and the elections

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Polis Intern Phoebe Amoroso reports on a talk by veteran Israeli political journalist Emmanuel Rosen, currently Chief Political Correspondent for Israel TV Channel 2.  With tensions escalating between Israel and Iran as the international community watches anxiously on, it’s a … Continue reading

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Aug 9 2012

All Talk? Egypt’s complex media revolution (guest blog)

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Polis Research Fellow, Fatima el Issawi reports on her latest field trip, to Egypt, as part of our project looking at Arab media in transition. In Cairo, the heart of the Arab world, the media scene is frenetically buzzing. Local … Continue reading

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Mar 29 2012

Revolutionary citizens become better journalists (new LSE research)

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This report by LSE’s Max Hanska-Ahy on his work with Roxanna Shapour on media and the Arab Spring. We know that ‘ordinary people’ played an important role in reporting the recent protests that cascaded across the Middle East and North … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2012

Reporting Revolutions: Don’t Forget The Aftermath (Guest blog) #Polis12

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This report by Polis intern Barbara Feeney on our Reporting Revolutions panel discussion at the Polis Journalism Conference chaired by Richard Sambrook of Cardiff University with BBC’s Lyse Doucet, Lindsey Hilsum of Channel 4 News (who has a new book, … Continue reading

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Mar 21 2012

Reporting The World: Polis Journalism Conference 2012: link to video

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Thanks to everyone who came – thanks to everyone who spoke – thanks to the LSE staff and Polis interns who made it run so smoothly. You can access videos of most of the sessions here. Internal Reports: Polis Intern … Continue reading

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