Dubai Plays Host to the 14th Arab Media Forum
- 14th Arab Media Forum
- Dubai on the 12th and 13th of May 2015
- Dubai hosts the high profile media event which witnessed the attendance of major Arab media big wigs including Ali Jabar, Mutaz Al Damardash and Jihad Al Khazin among many others
- The forum that was also attended by prominent political, film as well as print and electronic media personalities
To cut it short
The forum had kicked off with a session on “Perspectives that are Changing the World.” which primarily discussed the strong influence the media plays in their coverage of events especially the ones relating to extremism. It was also revealed that nearly 86 per cent of the youth between 14 to 34 years use the Internet and 75 per cent of the youth read news via the Internet further reiterating strong media influence in the Arab region.