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Freedom of Expression and the State of Media in the Arab World

Mar 2019
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Lebanese journalist Giselle Khoury has been the host of the talk show Al Mashhad on BBC Arabic since 2013. She became a familiar name in the Arab media scene thanks to the numerous talk shows which she prepared and presented, including Hiwar Al-Umr on LBC, Bil Arabi and Studio Beirut on Al Arabiya, and serves as president of the Samir Kassir Foundation.

From the idea of a house that opens its door to the cultures and sciences of the peoples, to the house whose owner used to write and gather what happens in the place and outside it … the house of Abdullah Al Zayed was the first to found journalism in Bahrain with a modern press and library. He was also the first to open a cinema. He was the only editor who worked passionately to publish the weekly Bahrain Newspaper, and even encouraged aspirants to write about literature and culture.

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