Tucker Carlson, Jeanine Pirro and Apologies on The Arab Street Radio Friday March 15
Sorry folks … this interview has been rescheduled, hopefully for the following Friday March 22. We will post a notice. Daoud is traveling and won’t be able to make the call.
However, tune in to the radio show. We’ll be talking about other issues including the reports that cable TV commentator Tucker Carlson criticized the Iraqi people calling them “semi-illiterate monkeys” in tapes dredged up by his critics from 2008. We’ll also talk about Lebanese American FOX Conservative host Jeanine Pirro who made some insensitive remarks about Ihlan Omar who wears a Hijab. And, we’ll talk about the terrorist attack against two mosques in New Zealand.
That’s at 8 AM EST this morning Friday March 15 (7 AM in Chicago using the online links below) and 2 PM in Occupied Jerusalem and the Arab World …
Our guests this morning is Daoud Kuttab the Director General of the Community Media Network in Palestine and Jordan … and host at Radio al-Balad on 92.4 FM in Palestine and Jordan … Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist and media activist. He is the former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, and current director general of Community Media Network (CMN), a not for profit media organization dedicated to advancing independent media in the Arab region.
Daoud is the author of the book “Sesame Street, Palestine” and is a freelance columnist for several newspapers including the Washington Post, the Arab News, AI Monitor, Al Jazeera and many many more.
His website is DaoudKuttab.com
Born in Jerusalem in 1955, Kuttab studied in the United States and has been working in journalism since 1980. He began his journalism career working in the Palestinian print media (Al-Fajr, Al-Quds and Asennara) as well as the audio-visual field (Documentary producer). He established and presided over the Jerusalem Film Institute in the 1990s. In 1995 he helped establish the Arabic Media Internet Network, a censorship free Arabic web site (www.amin.org).
He also established the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University, and ran it from 1996-2007. In 1997 he partially moved to Amman and in 2000 established the Arab world’s first internet radio station AmmanNet (www.ammannet.net).
The Arab Street Radio is a part of the US Arab Radio Network hosted by Laila alHusini and broadcast in Greater Detroit on Friday mornings at 8 AM EST (7 AM Chicago, 2 PM in Occupied Jerusalem).
The show is broadcast on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit and is podcast at www.Hanania.com and www.TheArabStreet.org. You can find Ray Hanania’s “Mainstream and Middle East” podcast on iTunes, as well as his mainstream American podcast “Slice of Life” also on iTunes and other major podcast hosts including Google Play.
Listen online by using one of the links below.
You can call the program during the broadcast at 248-557-3300.
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