Looking ahead to February at the Frontline Club
Our packed February programme kicks off with an opportunity to hear from former Google executive Wael Ghonim, who helped mobilise support for Egypt’s street protests with his ‘We are all Khaled Said’ Facebook page and was recently named one of Time magazine’s top 100 most influential people. The following week we will be launching a series of discussions, screenings and workshops examining the risks faced […]
ForesightNews world briefing: upcoming events 17 – 23 October
A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 16 to Sunday, 23 October from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt The UN Human Rights Committee session opens on Monday in Geneva, with the situation in Iran on the agenda for the first two days. Meanwhile, Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator […]
Can Arab state-owned media recover from crisis of credibility?
Does state media have a role to play in the Arab world in the wake of revolutions in the region? A panel of experts and a packed audience discussed this at last night’s event, which was chaired by author and broadcaster Tom Fenton and in association with the BBC College of Journalism. You can listen […]