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.
Last month saw the closure, after seven years, of TheMediaBriefing, the popular media and analysis website which blended “original analysis, insight and reporting on industry trends, challenges and opportunities … from around the […]
These slides highlight key themes from my fifth annual study on the state of social media in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), following previous publications covering developments in 2012, 2013, […]
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 […]
First published by ZDNet. Image: VV Voennyy Mobile data traffic is growing faster in the Middle East and Africa than anywhere in the world. The Middle East loves mobile. Between 2009 […]
Article originally published on TheMediaBriefing. The Pew Research Center’s annual “State of News Media” report is a must-read for US media watchers. This year’s 118-page study provides an extensive exploration […]
First published on 8th June 2016 on TheMediaBriefing. Last week saw the publication of Mary Meeker’s annual internet trends report. As always, the mammoth slidedeck — this year clocking in at 213 pages — attracted […]