Posts Tagged “cnn”

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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CNBC goes live from Abu Dhabi

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CNBC goes live from Abu Dhabi

CNBC goes live from Abu Dhabi One of the least anti-Arab American cable TV networks opens offices in Arab World in Abu Dhabi broadcasting financial news and information to the region. CNBC offers more balanced coverage of Arab and Muslim issues than do CNN, HLN or MSNBC, the three American Cable stations with the most…

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Mr. Trump: THE Job is Truth, Facts and Accountability #JakeTapper #ThisAmerican #REPORTER

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Mr. Trump: THE Job is Truth, Facts and Accountability #JakeTapper #ThisAmerican #REPORTER

The Media’s Job includes asking questions, researching and HOLDING ALL Elected Officials and their Appointees ACCOUNTABLE Democracies Thrive on Dissent By Eileen Fleming On Thursday, America’s newspaper of record, The New York Times reported The BEST OF LATE NIGHT. THIS AMERICAN Reporter expresses great gratitude because last night, I turned the TV off after Stephen Colbert’s…

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A Muslim’s Christmas

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A Muslim’s Christmas

I am not a Christian, but a follower of Jesus’ teachings, so I celebrate the essence of Christmas and what it stands for. Every week, I quote Jesus’s wisdom somewhere or the other. He is one of my seven magnificent mentors along with Prophet Muhammad, Pope Frances, Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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Kayyem, Abraham offer strong voices in national debate

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Kayyem, Abraham offer strong voices in national debate

Juliette Kayyem and Yvonne Abraham are two of the new rising voices in the American Arab community who has risen to prominence in the wake of Sept. 11, 2001. Christian Lebanese Arabs, Kayyem and Abraham both write for the progressive newspaper, the Boston Globe. By Ray Hanania More and more we are seeing American Arabs…

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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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