الجمهور العربي يريد قصة مختلفة؟

Much of what we journalists do does not belong to one country or one culture. It belongs to the global profession of journalism. We follow standards. We observe rules. We speak, write, observe. And we are guided by what makes our profession a global calling.

But there are differences sometimes in how we tell our stories and what our audiences expect from us. What works in the West doesn’t always work in the Arab world and here’s a column from sharq alawsat that raises this point. I agree and disagree. What do you think?

http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=2&id=26089

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قصة عن الظلم والتعذيب A story about torture and injustice and the new Egyptian news media

http://english.ahram.org.eg/~/NewsContentMulti/17962/Multimedia.aspx

The stories we journalists tell should never be so perfect they are real. Here is a story about torture and injustice, a problem for Egypt too. But it is told by a government newspaper that a year ago would never consider thinking even about such a story.

What do you think