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[dialectradio] Correspondent Flavio Grimaldi exposes Western propaganda in Libya

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Reporter Fulvio GrimaldiYou can listen to this episode of Dialectradio, our local radio from Bristol, discussing

Libya Italian War Correspondant Fulvio Grimaldi exposes Western propaganda.

00:00-00:55   Intro
00:55-10:03   Stephen Loft –Simson, expert on the History of Sedan Chairs part 2
10:03-15:16   Fulvio Grimaldi's new film Libya's Bloody Arab Spring - reporting from inside Libya Dave Roberts.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2011 18:57

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Arab Spring women could be Nobel prize winners

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Lina Ben Mhenni

Lina Ben Mhenni

Arab Spring actors could be Nobel prize winners

Speculation is rife Syrian poet, Tunisian blogger could take home prestigious prizes for literature, peace.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 September 2011 14:42

How has the UK media responded to Arab women ’journalists’ on state media during the uprisings?

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From Left to right:Arab women journalists Najat sharrafeddine, Iqbal Tamimi and Lara Tmash

By Iqbal Tamimi

Women on Arab TV can attract a lot of attention, but this is often focused on their appearance, which would not be the case with male presenters. These female figureheads are often not good role models, because they are not chosen for their journalistic skills, while there are many Arab female journalists who are very professional but do not get the same opportunities or recognition. This attention was noticeable during the 2011 uprisings of the Middle East.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 08:58

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Wadah Khanfar: Did he jump or was he pushed?

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Wadah Khanfar

The news that media giant Wadah Khanfar has quit Al Jazeera has been celebrated and mourned in equal measures

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The (Sexist) Art of Writing

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I've been meaning to work on my writing for while now, so stumbling on this high recommendation of William Zinsser's guide to writing non-fiction gave me the push to actually find time to – you know – improve my writing. Zinsser's guide which is titled 'On Writing Well' is an absolute pleasure to read and full of great writing anecdotes and practical advice. The only tiny, little problem is that is appears to be full of sexist examples and language.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2011 14:23