March 28, 2010
Journalism Education in the Arab World
KHALED DESOUKI, AFP, Getty Images
A branch of Northwestern University's journalism school in Qatar. A graduate school of journalism in Amman founded by a Columbia alumna and partially financed by the European Union. A Michigan State program in media technology in Dubai and New York University journalism courses in Abu Dhabi.
Over the last several years, the number and quality of journalism and media programs in Arab countries have sharply increased. Eager Arab students—and also American degree seekers wanting to