[Expired] Social Media Solutions Training for Journalists in the Middle East and North Africa

SMEX will host a workshop about Social Media Solutions Training in Masaha. This one-day workshop is led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project. Participants in the Social Media Solutions program will learn practical skills in four key areas: verification, security, engagement and …

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Tasharuk in June: Don't Just Run Campaigns, Build Movements!

Feature image via creativecommons.org: A man during the 2011 Egyptian protests carrying a card saying “Facebook, #jan25.       On June 3 and 4, 2016, SMEX will participate in a workshop, co-sponsored by the Arab Studies Institute’s “Media Project,” Notre Dame University, AUB Media Studies, and the Asfari Institute …

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[Expired] NDU Hosts “Media Studies Forum 2016: Threats to Digital Rights in Lebanon”

On May 23, Notre Dame University (NDU), in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, will host its third annual Media Studies Forum (MSF16). Titled “MSF16: Threats to Digital Rights in Lebanon,” the forum will cover current challenges to free expression and privacy online in Lebanon, and globally, in two moderated panel discussions. It …

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Call for Applications: Researching Internet Policy for Advocacy in MENA

Feature image via https://flic.kr/p/ejibnm: WSIS Forum 2013 – Multi-Stakeholder approach to Governance of the Internet (ICANN). Courtesy ITU/Claudio Montesano Casillas. Knowledge about Internet policy and governance in the MENA region isn’t easy to come by. While facts and figures about Internet penetration and social media usage exist, it is exceptionally …

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