Pushing for more innovative storytelling can be challenging for newsrooms, especially when there isn’t enough ...Read More »
Pushing for more innovative storytelling can be challenging for newsrooms, especially when there isn...
Photographs are more than just an aesthetic element. They help us tell better stories. Photos can pr...
The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content...
Six years after the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East, the region continues to feel r...
Photographs are more than just an aesthetic element. They help us tell better stories. Photos can provide information, such as documentation of newsworthy events to proof of scientific discoveries to evidence of the horrific effects of war, natural disaster and the like. Stories with photos more quickly catch audiences’ attention. Photos are processed quickly, and they ...Read More »
The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with. This weekly roundup offers the highlights of what you might have missed. The four key elements of a successful fake news story. Emotional appeal Veneer of authority: Story ...Read More »
Six years after the Arab Spring rocked many parts of the Middle East, the region continues to feel ramifications from this turbulent period. The pioneering work conducted by Andy Carvin during this time ushered in a new era of social media newsgathering, with Carvin notably harnessing Twitter as a source ...Read More »
Jordan improved 8 ranks on a world index of freedoms of the press in 2015, as media experts said more efforts are needed to amend several pieces of legislation to boost media freedoms. In its 2016 World Press Freedom Index, the Reporters Without Borders said Jordan ranked 135th last year ...Read More »
The Cabinet on Sunday endorsed a new version of the Penal Code, inserting provisions that “would curb crime and enforce” the state’s authority. At a joint press conference held with Minister of Justice BassamTalhouni, Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad Momani said the bill “contributes social tools ...Read More »
Two radio presenters in Jordan have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest live radio show performed by a team, staying on the air for 61 continuous hours. Breaking the record set by a 60-hour talk show performed by a Russian group in 2015, Jordanian actor and director Amjad ...Read More »
Jordanian authorities in 2015 missed an opportunity to remove vague and overly broad charges in the country’s penal code and counterterrorism law that are used to curtail free expression, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016. And they’ve mentioned in the report that Jordan curtailed ...Read More »
MPs on Tuesday called on the government to follow up on the case of journalist Tayseer Al Najjar, who is reportedly detained in the UAE. In a memorandum they submitted to the Lower House’s secretariat, 52 lawmakers called on the government to contact the UAE to “uncover the ...Read More »
The number of satellite television channels broadcasting from Jordan reached 45 at the end of 2015, according to Jordan Media Commission Director Amjad Qadi. Of these satellite channels, more than 20 are owned by Jordanian investors, while the rest are owned by Arab investors from different countries, including ...Read More »
Rama Rawash Ceo Deputy of Daem for media participated in Arab Media Forum and Arab Journalism Award which was held in Dubai on May 12 to 13, 2015 with the participation of media in 2000 from various Arab countries. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Riasth Emirates Prime Minister ...Read More »
Ad-Dustour daily’s administration has laid off 46 staff members, including eight journalists, as the paper’s financial crisis continues, an employee said Sunday. Ad-Dustour photojournalist Hamzeh Mazraawi said the laid-off employees also included printing press workers and administrative staff members, adding that they were given official letters on Sunday notifying them ...Read More »
Media freedom in Jordan is “reasonable”, sector leaders said Sunday, calling for law amendments to prevent the trying of journalists at the State Security Court (SSC). Media leaders interviewed by The Jordan Times said freedom of speech must not be repressed, but should be regulated to avoid ...Read More »
With the presence of number of women members of the Senate, women MP’s and representatives of civil society organizations, Daem for media held coordination meeting on lobbying program to amend Article 308 of the Penal code which exempts the offender from punishment when his marriage to the victim’s law. The ...Read More »
The team work for the amendment of Article 308 of the Penal Code program which supported by the Dutch Embassy in Amman held discussion sessions with representatives from different Jordanian governorates, where the team statement on the dangers of this article on the community. The team found an overwhelming response ...Read More »
Pushing for more innovative storytelling can be challenging for newsrooms, especially when there isn’t enough time or resources. However, there are plenty of free digital tools that can help journalists introduce data visualizations and other, more creative ways of telling stories. ICFJ Google Fellow Irshad Daftari and IndiaSpend Edit Assistant ...Read More »