Make a list of at least 10 questions you want to answer in this story. Some of the questions should be general, some of them should be specific. Make a list of prospective sources, at least five (people, web resources, written bios, etc.) Do advance research before interviews -- read bios, background materials, book jackets,... Continue Reading →
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Surfing child pornography can be identified by the user's IP (Internet Protocol) address. This can be monitored by Etisalat or Du in the UAE and reported to police. A conviction for possessing child pornography can lead to six months in prison and/or a one million dirham fine. Surprisingly, convictions for downloading child pornography are harsher... Continue Reading →
New UAE Law: 10 Years Jail for Hate Crimes and Discrimination. Anti-Discriminatory Law criminalises acts that insult religion through speech, written word, books, pamphlets or online media (Gulf News) 16 Provisions of Hate Speech Law (Gulf News) Experts Welcome New Anti-Hate Speech Law (Gulf News) UAE Anti-Discrimination Law Bans Hate Speech, Promotion of Violence (Emirates247.com) Anti-discrimination law enacted... Continue Reading →
"Where do you draw the line between inspiration and appropriation when it comes to musical compositions? That question is at the heart of several high-profile court cases," National Public Radio's Weekend Edition had the story.