Tunisia project: We went to teach and ended up learning


Citizen journalism and social media were topics on the agenda at two workshops organised by The Journalism Foundation in collaboration with the Journalism department at City University last month Read more »

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Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali

Evgeny Lebedev interviews Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali

Evgeny Lebedev, The Journalism Foundation’s Chairman of the Trustees met with Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali last week to talk about the future of the country Read more »

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Robert Fisk delivers the inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture in Tunis (Photo: Morad Assabah)

Not an Arab Spring but an Arab Awakening: Fisk’s inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture

‘For me our duty is to report on events impartially from the perspective of those suffering. If we do that then we communicate the tragedy of the Middle East to the rest of the world. If we only rely on governments, official sources or the powerful, we are finished as journalists’ Read more »

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In pictures: The Journalism Foundation’s project in Tunisia

Last week, The Journalism Foundation ran a media training course for Tunisian journalists entitled ‘Reporting in a Democracy’. View our gallery of images from the week Read more »

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Video: Robert Fisk delivers the inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture in Tunis

Robert Fisk was on good combatitive form when he delivered the inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture in Tunis last week as part of The Journalism Foundation’s week-long project in Tunisia. Read more about the speech and the success of The Journalism Foundation’s first project Read more »

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Charlotte Kan prepares for her course in business reporting

From a long economic winter to an Arab Spring

One of The Journalism Foundation’s workshops aimed to familiarise Tunisian students with financial markets and economic data. Charlotte Kan reflects on how students received her course Read more »

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Unravelling Mohammed Bouazizi, Tunisia’s iconic sacrificial hero

We did not know at the time that this was the start of the Arab Spring, that what was happening would lead to such a seismic upheaval in North Africa and the Middle-East Read more »

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Robert Fisk to give the inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture

Robert Fisk, The Independent’s Middle East Correspondent delivered the inaugural Journalism Foundation lecture on Thursday night Read more »

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Demonstrations on Avenue Bourguiba. Photo: Chris Belsten

Hopes and fears for Tunisia’s uncertain future

The Arab world is poised delicately in a position of uncertainty in the wake of the uprisings of 2010 and 2011. Despite the uphill battle, freedom remains an achievable goal Read more »

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Video: TJF’s first project gets off the ground in Tunis

The Journalism Foundation was in Tunis running two two-day workshops under the title ‘Reporting a Democracy’. The course is being conducted by journalism professors from City University and is the first in the country since last January’s revolution Read more »

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