Posts Tagged “mainstream media”

CPJ: Record 259 journalists jailed around the world

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CPJ: Record 259 journalists jailed around the world

CPJ: Record 259 journalists jailed around the world A total of 259 journalists are currently in jails in 31 countries, including 53 jailed in the Middle East. The report from the Committee to Protect Journalists notes that Turkey has the largest number of jailed journalists, 81, followed by China, with 38. Despite political criticism of Russia, that…

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, September 29, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Immediately after the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, the US government launched a communications strategy to change how people in the Arab world view Americans. It involved creating media in Arabic targeting mainstream Arabs and…

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Political Analysis: Why Cicero’s Larry Dominick easily won 3rd term

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Analysis: Why Larry Dominick won 3rd term By Ray Hanania (Dominick’s spokesman and media consultant) There was an overwhelming and intentional push by the news media to disparage Larry Dominick, former 43-year Cicero policeman and town worker who won re-election on Feb. 26 to a third term as the Town’s President. Cicero has always been…

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Mainstream media always misses the story

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Mainstream media always misses the story By Ray Hanania — Over the years, I have been on both sides of the fence, as a journalist and as a media consultant. It’s a hazard of the journalism profession. The big media have so screwed up the industry that it’s not possible to really earn a living in…

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HANANIA: American extremists use Islamic extremism to fuel anti-Muslim hate, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-17-08

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American extremists use Islamic extremism to fuel anti-Muslim hate By Ray Hanania  — The makers of a controversial DVD on Islamic extremism contend that they are not anti-Muslim. Yet, the majority of the people they interviewed in their highly publicized, well-funded documentary “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War against the West” include a who’s who of the…

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HANANIA: UNITY misses their own purpose, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, JULY 10, 2008

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What Arab American journalists seek from “UNITY” By Ray Hanania — Arab American journalists just want to focus on being professional journalists, but the profession won’t let us. Soon, UNITY: Journalists of Color will be convening in Chicago for their quadrennial convention. UNITY is a great idea in concept, but it still has a long…

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