Posts Tagged “Arab Journalists”

How racism infects the American mainstream news media

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How racism infects the American mainstream news media

How racism infects the American mainstream news media Racism dominates the mainstream American news media and there are examples of this everyday in news stories that the media promotes. The real tragedy is that most Arab Americans don’t care and do nothing about it. Instead, they prefer to be led by their noses against populist…

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses The Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and their rivals, the de-facto Hamas administration in Gaza, have both tightened the noose on freedom of expression in recent months, launching a repressive clampdown on dissent that has seen journalists from opposition media outlets interrogated and detained in a bid to exert pressure…

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police New York, August 22, 2017—Sudanese authorities yesterday fined Suheir Abdelrahim, a columnist for the daily Al-Tayyar, for a column criticizing the police, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the sentence and called on authorities not to contest the journalist’s appeal. At an earlier hearing,…

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Journalists for Human Rights supports Syrian media

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Journalists for Human Rights supports Syrian media

Journalists for Human Rights supports Syrian media Journalists for Human Rights Launches Project to Strengthening an Independent Syrian Media Sector Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is delighted to announce the launch of its newest program: a two-year pilot project working with Syrian journalists, supported by the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). The project, based in…

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Middle Eastern hosts on HLN TV break stereotypes

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Middle Eastern hosts on HLN TV break stereotypes

For years, American Arabs were either forced to play behind-the-scenes roles in the mainstream news media, or had to distance themselves from their heritage in order to maintain high profile news positions. Only a very few would wear their Arab heritage on their shoulders, usually facing immediate personal attacks and challenges from their media colleagues. But…

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Obituary: Azizah Magazine Publisher Tayyibah Taylor

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Obituary: Azizah Magazine Publisher Tayyibah Taylor

Obituary: Azizah Magazine Publisher Tayyibah Taylor By Ray Hanania Tayyibah Taylor was a different kind of Muslim. She was a woman who shattered the stereotypes against women in the media and broke the restrictions oftentimes imposed on Muslim women. Although she was not Arab, she was an influential role model for Arabs and non-Arabs alike. I met Tayyibah…

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