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”I’m just happy when the media reports the truth”

maj 4, 2012

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Last week I attended a seminar with journalists from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. At one of the first sessions we discussed the terminology of war and conflict. Writing about the situation in Israel and Palestine this was an issue I could fully relate too. For every journalistic piece I do on even […]

Revolution can’t be tweeted – but its kinda helpful!

april 25, 2012

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Social media has been glorified in the wake of the Arab uprisings throughout the past year. Platforms like Twitter and Youtube were given unwarranted  much credit as revolutionary tools, which in their mere nature of empowering the people led to the fall of dictators. An orientalist approach welcomed and promoted by Western – especially American […]