The use, and adoption, of social media continues to rapidly evolve. A new white paper from Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam at the University of Oregon provides an up-to-date analysis […]
The Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University in Qatar (CIRS) launched the “The Digital Middle East” research initiative in 2014; and I was fortunate enough to be […]
Six years after the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East, the region continues to feel ramifications from this turbulent period. Here are five key trends that journalists and news organizations working in the region need to consider.
First published by TheMediaBriefing. For publishers, brands and media companies seeking opportunities for international expansion, the Middle East offers some intriguing possibilities. The region is home to a large youth […]
Jordanian entrepreneur Evelyn Zoubi. (Image: Spencer Chen) NB: This is an extended version of a piece which was first published by ZDNet. In 2010, Hillary Clinton — the then US Secretary of […]
In 2011, the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East. Regime change in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya saw the departure of long-established – seemingly untouchable – political leaders […]
This is the fourth in a series of ten short extracts from my 2015 round-up: Social Media in the Middle East: The Story of 2015 (also available on Scribd, SlideShare and Academia.edu + […]