Archive For The “journalism” Category

News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

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News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on…

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Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies

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Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies

Obit: American Arab journalism, history titan Joseph Haiek dies  Joseph Haiek was a journalism and history titan in the American Arab community who spent his life documenting the story of the Arab community in this country. It was a huge task considering that many of the pages were blank and that so few Arabs in…

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Community news site DNAInfo.com closes

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Community news site DNAInfo.com closes

Community news site DNAInfo.com closes Community news organizations including those online must do better job of fairly reporting the the news than the biased and racist major mainstream news media. Chicagoland journalism is plagued by bias and racism in the news media and its not an easy thing to fix. The demise of DNAInfo.com only…

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Trump not the first to battle media bias

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Trump not the first to battle media bias

Trump not the first to battle media bias The news media has turned into a political party battling President Donald Trump. Journalists have hurled attacks against the president complaining about his income, nepotism, calling him a “Liar” and blaming him for racism and gender bias. Yet the news media is guilty on all counts, from outrageous…

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference UNITY: Journalists for Diversity will be holding a regional conference in Chicago on Friday Oct. 21. Here are notes on my remarks and information on the speakers in my panel and the schedule of the day’s events. PROGRAM UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in partnership with Loyola University has opened registration…

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The plight of Christians in Israel: The Column on Christian Arabs the newspaper refused to publish

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The plight of Christians in Israel: The Column on Christian Arabs the newspaper refused to publish

This column was submitted to my editors and they refused to publish it. You decide. American Jewish reporters and columnists can print anything they want about Israel, Jews and even criticism of Arabs and Palestinians. But Christian Arabs are prohibited from criticizing Israel. The plight of Christians in Israel (and outside, too) By Ray Hanania My…

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Double standards and pro-Israel hypocrisy slam al-Jazeera America

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Double standards and pro-Israel hypocrisy slam al-Jazeera America

Al-Jazeera America has faced one major political hurdle after another as it tries to break through the politically motivated bias that dominates the often biased and racist mainstream American news media which prioritizes pro-Israel news above facts. Now, the allegations of one obscure employee is being used to challenge the professionalism of the news organization which provides the…

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The challenges of being a writer

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The challenges of being a writer

An overview of the online writing career of award winning columnist and news and feature writer Ray Hanania. By Ray Hanania When I first started in writing in the 1970s, my first challenge was just using the typewriter. I used to write “Letters to the Editor” of local papers in longhand. The letters were so…

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Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society

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Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society

Profile: Hanania argues American Arabs need more networking and greater involvement in local society By Thabet al-Arabi Special to The Arab Daily News Ray Hanania is a name that resonates across the American Arab community. He was one of the first in the community to jump in the deep waters of professional journalism and communications,…

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Profile: Yahala Voice Radio, bringing America’s Arabs together

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Profile: Yahala Voice Radio, bringing America’s Arabs together

Profile: Yahala Voice Radio, bringing America’s Arabs together By Ray Hanania There have been many efforts to launch a successful radio program for the Arab community but none has been as successful as Yahala Voice, a new radio station that is broadcast internationally online 24 hours each day and also on local Chicago radio on…

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