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Tuned in: Arabian Radio Network chief Steve Smith
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Tuned in: Arabian Radio Network chief Steve Smith

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:14 AM

New channels, apps and investments are all adding up to healthy growth at Arabian Radio Network, says chief operating officer Steve Smith

The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV
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The short story of Alwaleed's Alarab TV

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:13 AM

It was intended to break the mould, giving airtime to the smaller stories and voices in the Gulf, but Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV lost its own voice within hours of blasting into homes with a controversial interview. Arabian Business examines whether the Saudi billionaire’s utopian network will air another episode

3 Al Jazeera journalists arrested over Paris drones
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3 Al Jazeera journalists arrested over Paris drones

Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:24 AM

French authorities detected unmanned aircraft over five Paris landmarks including the US embassy

Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors
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Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors

Thursday, 19 February 2015 11:27 AM

The Shoura Council is considering a proposal to force female TV anchors in the kingdom to observe a conservative, covered dress code that does not allow them to amplify their beauty

Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM
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Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM

Thursday, 19 February 2015 9:54 AM

The general manager of Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV station, suspended on its second day of broadcasting from Bahrain, says it will resume without compromising its independent reporting standards

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Filmmakers aim to bring Northern Lights to big screen

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 12:46 PM

In search of the spectacular Northern Lights in Norway, documentary filmmakers Paal Lund and Francisco Mattos brave the elements to create a time-lapse of the "big dance show".

UAE tycoon Al Habtoor to become Hollywood movie producer
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UAE tycoon Al Habtoor to become Hollywood movie producer

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 3:50 PM

Chairman of Al Habtoor Group reveals new business move; has two films currently in pre-production

Doha Centre for Media Freedom announces exec shake-up
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Doha Centre for Media Freedom announces exec shake-up

Monday, 16 February 2015 7:16 PM

Executive committee of non-profit group is restructured more than a year after previous head was sacked

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Kuwait shuts down controversial newspaper's printer
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Kuwait shuts down controversial newspaper's printer

Monday, 16 February 2015 1:03 PM

Al Watan daily had been forced to use an alternative printing house after the gov’t blocked it from using its own

Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index
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Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:54 AM

Press freedom deteriorated in all continents in 2014, including across much of the GCC, new analysis reveals

Two UAE media websites hacked by terrorist group
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Two UAE media websites hacked by terrorist group

Sunday, 15 February 2015 12:24 PM

Youth of Islamic Caliphate group managed to hack link to websites

Egypt releases two Al Jazeera journalists but case not dismissed
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Egypt releases two Al Jazeera journalists but case not dismissed

Thursday, 12 February 2015 4:20 PM

Court says case against Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed is still pending despite release from jail

Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'
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Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:23 AM

The manager of a satellite channel sacked her on the first day because she was "not presentable and her looks were not appealing"

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US news anchor suspended over false Iraq claims
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US news anchor suspended over false Iraq claims

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 5:36 PM

NBC's Brian Williams taken off air without pay for six months after claiming he came under fire in helicopter

Qatar's beIN Sports said to have missed out on UK Premier League rights
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Qatar's beIN Sports said to have missed out on UK Premier League rights

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:27 AM

UK media say Qatari broadcaster was outbid by Sky Sports and BT Sports for broadcasting rights for the 2016-19 seasons


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