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The #ASM2014 Participants

Arab Social Media Activists Meet in Amman

Seventeen Arab activists, including myself and Alaa Sayegh representing SMEX, met in the ever-charming city of Amman for a weekend of presentations, conversations, and workshops hosted by 7iber, a Jordanian citizen media collective, and supported by 7amleh, a Palestinian citizen media collective, and the American Friends Service Committee. The conference—tweets were aggregated with the hashtag […]

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Launching NetHawwal: Beta Testing the Savvy Strategist

It’s official! SMEX has launched its new online learning platform NetHawwal. Starting today, a group of beta testers from 11 Arab countries will take part in an eight-week course sponsored by UNESCO Lebanon. The course material, available in Arabic and English, blends self-guided learning with virtual coaching by experienced SMEX mentors. The NetHawwal platform, built […]

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