Roy Peter Clark's advice to students and young journalists on interviewing, listening, and note-taking.
Emirates 247.com: "During the recent heavy rains across the UAE some individuals behaved irresponsibly on social networking sites, said officials. They shared photos and videos from accidents that occurred during the rainy days and circulated rumours about building collapses and people drowning in rain water, thereby, creating panic among public." Spreading rumours is a criminal... Continue Reading →
Protect the Patent System Patents and the Law Trademarks and the Law Copyright and the Law Bad Copyright Laws Should Be Fixed
An internet domain is the unique url for a celebrity, business brand, product, or service. These domains can be easily purchased for a few dollars or dirhams, and there are many examples of disputed or "stolen" or hijacked domains. It is usually the responsibility of the public relations department of an organization to purchase, renew... Continue Reading →
Should governments pass new laws outlawing "lying" on broadcasts or in print media? U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump has threatened to "open up libel laws" if he becomes president so those who disagree with him, or, "lie" about him can be sued and he says he'll win "lots of money" against publications like The New... Continue Reading →
Sara Al-Balooshi Is Breaking the Rules of Photography (The National, 2015). Her Instagram account is fascinating -- images created by an Arabic and Emirati woman with her own unique vision and style.
Rakan Zainal, a Qatari citizen who interned at CNN, was one of ZU's truly outstanding students. He was profiled by Zajel, the ZU student publication, in 2014, and described how he became a boxing champion. Camel racing: Centuries-old sport with a modern twist - CNN.com edition.cnn.com/2015/04/15/sport/camel-racing-dubai/ Camel racing: Centuries-old sport with a modern twist. By... Continue Reading →