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This is where you’ll find discussions around our various project activities, resources in development and commentary on topical discussions in the media, including case studies from across the MENA region.

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Open Democracy Training for NAWA Newsroom students

In recent weeks, we have been working closely with Open Democracy to address pressing changes in our plans during the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the activities that we were looking forward this year was the Check Global Investigative Camp in July in Tunis for NAWA Newsroom  We have been able to...

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Three Partnerships on MOOCs and Learning Resources

As a part of our development of partnerships and focus of delivering collaborative training with partners, we are pleased to work with our partners on the production of a new set of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses‎). The three MOOCs which will be produced by Sowt, the Yemeni Archive and...

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The NAWA Newsroom is a Go! 

We are pleased to launch the NAWA Newsroom after a months-long effort to bring together students from five countries – Tunisia, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, and Yemen – under a shared interest in and dedication to journalism and digital media literacy. While the newsroom’s launch was initially meant to be inaugurated...

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Launching NAWA Media in Arabic & English

The Launch of the NAWA Media website in dual languages, English and Arabic, is a real milestone in the development of the project. It allows us to communicate to a wider audience and hopefully will help the...

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Expanding to a NAWA Newsroom

When the Check project began in 2014, we worked with partners across the North Africa – West Asia region to foster critical, analytical reporting in times of conflict and uncertainty. Since then, this project has evolved...

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