I remember raising my hand on the first lecture of Online Journalism when asked who was thinking that Twitter was useless for a journalist. A few weeks later, I have to admit that I was wrong. Online journalism has been a very enlightening module to me. I have learnt about different aspects of Journalism that … Continue reading Online Journalism
For my Video project, I decided to cover the celebrations in Trafalgar Square by the Egyptian community following the departure of Hosni Mubarak. It was certainly one of the most pleasant day of the year. First , I was feeling really privileged to witness this historical moment and then the joyce and happiness around me … Continue reading Evaluation of the Video Project
The audio project was a fascinating human experience because of the people I met. I decided to interview Mounir Saiddoune from North African Arts. I met him the very first time during a protest against the Libyan embassy for our group blog and did interview him on that topic. After the interview, I talked with … Continue reading Evaluation of the Audio Project
The group blog has been a fascinating experience. I guess that the topic we chose about Arabic News, Events and culture in London played an important role. Personally, I find it easier to write about an interesting topic as you have the feeling that it can potentially attract many people. We were lucky as well … Continue reading Evaluation of the Group Blog
The video called Nepali slaves in the Middle East is a good example of a report which will find its place on the Television. The video is a 6 minutes 38 investigation about the trafficking of Nepalis in the Middle East.Nepalis try to escape poverty and war in Nepal and pay huge sums of money … Continue reading The Guardian : Video Analysis ; Nepali slaves in the Middle East.
Google Reader is a free, Web-based reader for RSS feeds. You can find feeds on nearly every Web site. RSS feeds offer a simplified view of Web content down to just text, pictures and videos–minus the site’s style and formatting. There are many online RSS readers available, but Google is one of the best. I … Continue reading One week with Google Reader
Twitter can have many different functions for many different people. But journalists can use it mainly for two reasons. First of all, Twitter is a wonderful tool to gather information.Contacts are central to a journalist’s work. Contrary to Facebook, where you need to be accepted as a friend, Twitter allow you to follow people directly … Continue reading Journalists have no choice : they tweet.