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Yousef Jameel Fellows Tour Alexandria

Under the “Know Thy Country” initiative that was launched in Fall 2016 by the Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership fellowship, a group of fellows along with the fellowship’s administration and some faculty members headed to Alexandria on November 15. The group visited The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, then headed to The Roman Amphitheatre in Kom el-Dikka. The last visit was to Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

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'Catfishing in the Nile' Award-Winning Documentary Explores Online Blackmailing

Ahmed Hosam Refai ’18's women-centric audio documentary already won him two prizes: the Society of Professional Journalists’ Radio In-Depth Reporting Mark of Excellence Award and the Zayed University Middle East Film Festival's Best Audio Documentary.

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United Nations Honors Professor Rasha Abdulla at the Internet Governance Forum

Rasha Abdulla, professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, was honored by the United Nations at the recent Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris. Abdulla has been a member of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for three years; The MAG is a group of Internet experts appointed by the UN Secretary General to organize the IGF, the biggest annual meeting of Internet-related issues worldwide.

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Naila Hamdy Speaks at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum

Naila Hamdy, associate professor of journalism, was invited to speak at the 8th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum during a session addressing “Digital Diplomacy: Online Citizen Engagement and Social Media Platforms as Mechanisms for Prevention and Countering Online Hate Speech”. The conference was held at the UN headquarters on November 19 - 20, 2018.

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Audio Storytelling Through Podcasts Workshop

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo together with the US Embassy in Egypt held their fourth joint event under the Virtual Speaker Program (VSP). The VSP brings experts in digital media, journalism, and other fields to speak and interact directly with students and professionals in a videoconference setting.

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Arab Media & Society is a primary resource for media research in the region. The journal, published biannually online and in print, offers peer-reviewed scholarly research and analysis on a wide array of topics pertaining to the dynamic media landscape across the Arab world.

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The Caravan has been the student newspaper at AUC since 1921. Since then, it has graduated hundreds of young ambitious journalists who have gone on to career-defining jobs at Reuters, AP, CNN, the Washington Post, Al Arabiya, Bloomberg, Daily News Egypt, DMC, CBC and others.
Every semester, Caravan reporters learn to broaden their horizon by reporting on things familiar and new. This year's recipients are being recognized for going beyond the norm and excelling in their coverage of such challenging topics like the patriarchy, women's rights, inheritance laws, climate change and others.