Lebanon

Lebanon: New TV Programs Focus on Social Problems in Middle East

Working with teams of broadcast journalists from major news networks in Jordan and Lebanon, Knight International created "Arab House," a series of news documentaries. The shows focused on social issues such as access to clean water and good health care. Knight Fellow Mariam Sami helped these journalists identify compelling topics and produce in-depth reports that were widely broadcast.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four half-hour documentaries on the arts, education, health and the environment aired on local and satellite TV around the world.

Public Service Journalism for Arabic-speaking Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) held a six-week online course in Arabic on using digital tools in public service journalism and investigative techniques. The online course was the first part of a program that brought together journalists, citizen journalists and civil society actors from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, West Bank/Gaza and Yemen. The six-week online course guided 60 participants from the above mentioned countries to work on ideas for multimedia public service journalism projects.

Lebanon: Journalism Training (2000)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Kenneth Freed completed five months in Lebanon in 2000, partnering with the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Middle East: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Jeffrey Ghannam completed three months in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia in 2002.

Lebanon: Journalism Training (1998)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Deborah Mesce completed nine months in Lebanon in 1998, partnering with the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Jordan, Lebanon and Syria: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Carolyn Robinson completed eleven months in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria in 2005 partnering with the Packard Foundation.

Jordan, Lebanon and Syria: Journalism Training (2005)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Robert Sullivan completed six months in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria in 2005.