is that they open a door. Here’s another Arab world article on the blog bloom:


Jeddah, Asharq Al-Awsat- Blogs are an alternative means for expressing views and opinions that is fast gaining a wide acceptance among the ‘online community’ and taking printed newspapers and news websites by storm. This accounts for the large segment of youth who write on these blogs, capitalizing on the freedom they provide and the facility of interaction – advantages that are not easily available through other forms of media.