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First Ever International Digital Journalism Conference Held in Tunisia
Bloggers, politicians, activists, and noted French and Tunisian media figures convened at the Golden Tulip Hotel in downtown Tunis today for Tunisia's first ever international digital journalism forum: the 4M conference. The event, entitled Tunisia: Revolution, Transition, and Mutation, brought together big-ticket names such as...

Reporting During the Battle for Tripoli: An Inside Story
On August 19th, I was hired to help a team from “Der Spiegel” magazine in a  mission into Libya to cover the ongoing revolution. This was my first foray into journalism. It gave me an opportunity to discover a new profession, enhance my knowledge about Libyan territory and to practice my English. In addition, I...

Tunisia Live Under the Spotlight
Tunisia Live, the first Tunisian news website in English, has at last announced its existence to the regional and international public.  Three events were held this week to introduce the initiative that began after the January 14th revolution, and which has since grown immensely. Blogs Talk: On Thursday, September 8th, an event entitled “B...

Bassem Bouguerra
On his website http://bouguerra.org, Bassem Bouguerra describes himself as a “Revolutionary by nature and a Software Engineer by accident.”  The 30 year-old Tunisian blogger works as a Software Architect at Yahoo and currently lives in San Francisco, where he is an active member of the Tunisian Bay Area community. Bougerra’s jo...

Emna Ben Jemaa
Emna Ben Jemaa is a controversial young Tunisian blogger, as well as an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Time University in Tunis.  She began blogging in 2005 and was quickly drawn into the blogging community.  In an interview conducted by Common Ground News, Ben Jemaa stated, “My window to the world, my escape and even...