Arab Media

The Middle East Program established a dialogue between Western and Arab news professionals on matters of common concern.

In partnership with the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies and other organizations, the Middle East Program established a dialogue between Western and Arab news professionals on matters of common concern. Discussion focus on issues like bias, news judgment, and responses to external pressures on newsgathering. Among other outcomes, the discussions fed into the creation of a set of multimedia teaching materials in Arabic and English for use in journalism schools and training programs.

Broadcast Media in the 21 Century: Engaging the World
February 4-7, 2005
CSIS, in partnership with the Salzburg Seminar, gathered 25 senior Arab and Western broadcast journalists for three days of focused discussions in February 2005.
(Agenda, Conference Report)