Emerging media following the Arab uprisings

The article “Understanding Emerging Media: Voice, Agency, and Precarity in the Post-2011 Arab Mediasphere” by Yazan Badran from Vrije Universiteit Brussel sought to understand the genesis, development and relevance of the new emerging media organizations in the Arab mediasphere following the Arab uprisings of 2010-2011. The study builds on the author’s previous work on the … Continued


Egyptian newsrooms and development journalism

The study “Diffusion of Development Journalism Inside Egyptian Newsrooms” by Rasha Allam from the American University in Cairo and Ahmed el Gody from Orebro University looked at how development journalism had diffused among the editorial and journalist body in Egyptian newsrooms after the 2011 Arab Spring. The Arab Spring in 2011 led not only to … Continued