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A sense of humor

Posted by on 15 sep, 2007

The presidential elections in Egypt are coming up and president Hosni Mubarak has hired an advisory consultant. A couple of days before the elections the consultant has a meeting with the president. “Sir, I advice you to prepare a farewell speech,” says the consultant. “Why?” asks Mubarak, “Where are the Egyptian people going?” This joke was used by two Lebanese journalists in their presentation on election journalism at the end of the Training of Trainers in Jordan.

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Wanted: Positive press on Iraq

Posted by on 27 okt, 2006

Media do not cover positive aspects of the Iraqi war. This is a major concern of US Defence Secretary Rumsfeld. Therefore, US military leaders in Baghdad have put out a bid for a two-year public relations contract that calls for extensive monitoring of US and Middle Eastern media.

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Africa Yearbook 2005: Mauritania chapter

Posted by on 27 apr, 2006

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa – all related to developments in one calendar year.

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Africa Yearbook 2004: Mauritania chapter

Posted by on 27 apr, 2005

The Africa Yearbook covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Sahara Africa – all related to developments in one calendar year.

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