Tag: arab world

by Sonia Paul

A newly updated survey by the Northwestern University in Qatar reveals an expansive look at attitudes and behaviors toward the media across the Middle East. The survey, “Media Use in the Middle East,” documents trends in Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and the UAE, and is a follow-up to the first region-wide survey that was conducted in […] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Do you love photo and video sharing? Then this episode is for you. First, Facebook announced that popular photo sharing and filtering service Instagram will add video to compete with the popularity of Vine, owned by Twitter. Meanwhile, a photographer has sued BuzzFeed for just that kind of sharing, claiming $3.6 million in damages for […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Rolling Stone contributing editor and Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings dies in crash (Rolling Stone) 2. Google challenges U.S. gag order, citing First Amendment (Washington Post) 3. Looking deeper into the MPAA’s copyright agreement (Electronic Frontier Foundation) 4. Study: Facebook third most popular news source in the Arab world (Journalism.co.uk) 5. Gallup: Only 23 percent of Americans trust newspapers, TV news (Poynter)    Get our […] more »