Another point of view about blogging in Lebanon

A blog post by Nash Suleiman of Visions Projection about Wednesday’s SMEx social hour on blogging and alternative media in Lebanon ended like this: Arab meetings in general consist of meeting up and talking, then forming a committee to analyze that discussion which in return will pass it to another group to approve the talks […]

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Combatting hate in the electronic sphere

After yesterday’s post on our first social hour, in which I asked whether a blog aggregator with a set of community guidelines might be one way to help stem the flow of hate speech online, I found (via digiactive.org) an effort—an Arab effort—to do just that. In Bahrain, discussions between Mahmood, a blogger, and his […]

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A Hectic Week Means One Thing: More Seminars on the Horizon!

Sorry for the silence! We’ve been busy here with more seminars and hosting our first social hour. Our most recent seminar included more than 21 participants from NGOs with a wide range of missions, including forestry preservation, aiding migrant workers, women’s professional development, and developing civil society through sport. If you haven’t attended one yet, […]

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