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Kerning Cultures podcast adapts oral storytelling to the digital age

Perceptions of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are inadvertently shaped sensationalist coverage of the region, erasing its humanity and nuance. The Kerning Cultures podcast hopes to fill this gap.

Sam Berkhead | August 07, 2018

5 social media trends for journalists to watch in the Middle East

The use of social media continues to evolve in the Middle East and North Africa, so what does it look like today? And what can we expect to see in the future?

Damian Radcliffe and Amanda Lam | March 07, 2018

How the Middle East uses social media: 5 key trends

Six years after the Arab Spring, the Middle East's social media and internet usage has changed drastically. These trends can help anyone working in the region better identify their audience.

Damian Radcliffe | May 18, 2017

Media entrepreneurs in the Middle East: Apply for IJNet's Mentoring Center!

Media entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa can participate in a yearlong mentorship program that includes full funding to attend a three-day entrepreneurship bootcamp in Jordan.

IJNet | May 11, 2017

Three takeaways from USIP’s Arab media panel

In the five years since the Arab Spring, how has the media's role evolved throughout the Arab world? A panel of experts from BBC Media Action, George Washington University and Al Hayat recently discussed.

Fatima Bahja | March 29, 2016