From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
The Arab world has forever changed, and so has the media. Some would argue governance, as we've known it, is also changing. Business is certainly changing; in fact, the whole world might just be changing too. The question is, is social media the catalyst? My simple answer is yes. For just over a year now, I've been fortunate enough to be immersed in a series of chaotic and fateful events that had deprived me of sleep, catapulted my career, but most importantly connected me ...Keep Reading »
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin is an Arab-American journalist, social-media addict and works as a producer and host for the Huffington Post Streaming Network. In 2011, Ahmed created, produced and co-hosted Al Jazeera English’s groundbreaking social media show, “The Stream”, an award-winning interactive talk show that sources content from social networks, tapping into online communities to unearth underreported stories. He has a Masters degree in journalism from Columbia University. In 2008, his master’s project earned him a Webby Award for “Defining Middle Ground: The Next Generation of Muslim New Yorkers.” Ahmed is a producer and host at HuffPost Streaming Network.
Facebook, formerly a world of mundane, self-centered utterances, is now the social network of sadness, a place to witness our dead and count their bodies, to name our Fridays and “like” pages of martyrs. It is a cemetery of friendships and fertile ground to plant new alliances.click | email | tweet