Rawan Damen – Executive Director of “Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism” ARIJ. Head of International Initiative Palestine Ambassador. Filmmaker and Media consultant. Rawan Damen has over 20 years of experience in media coaching and management; in addition to TV and digital production career. She produced and directed more than 30 hours of TV documentaries and investigations, translated to multiple languages, including the internationally renowned award-winning documentary series Al-Nakba. Rawan worked as a senior commissioning producer at Al Jazeera Media Network for 10 years (2006 – 2016), commissioning 250 hours of documentaries and investigations. She holds an MA (with Distinction) in Communications Studies from Leeds University, UK, 2003. She received the Media Creativity Award by the Arab Thought Foundation in Beirut, 2015.
Virtual Lecture: Media Literacy and Fake News | Lecturer: Mohammad Al-Shaikh
Time: 12:00 – 13:30
In this lecture, we intend to answer 6 basic questions. What is the media culture and its importance? What is false news and why do people spread it? How do you verify false news? The difference between opinion and truth? What do you do when you discover false news ?, What is Misbar and what do we do?