Journalism

Umar Cheema Awarded for Courage

*The Muslim Observer

A reporter investigating corruption in Russia and a seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports have won the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award, t

Haroon Siddiqui Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal

*The Muslim Observer

Veteran Toronto Star columnist Haroon Siddiqui has been named as one of the first recipients of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, created to honour the 60th anniversary of

Al Jazeera Launches Sports News Network

*The Muslim Observer

By Parvez Fatteh, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com Al Jazeera Television has launched the Middle East’s first 24-hour sports news channel. The

Congressman’s Apology to Muslims

*The Muslim Observer

By James Warren Mike Quigley knows about cheap shots on ice. Now he’s an expert on being blindsided on the Internet and cable TV. Co

Head of Arab Broadcaster Al Jazeera Resigns

*The Muslim Observer

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of Arab TV channel Al Jazeera said on Tuesday he was leaving the network, but gave no reason for his departure at a time when the station’s covera

All Free Speech Systems are Works in Progress: Prof. Craig LaMay

*The Muslim Observer

Interview by Kourosh Ziabari TMO Editor’s Note:  This article was submitted through our website. Craig LaMay is an associate professor of journalism at the No

Al Jazeera Told to Shut Down in Egypt, Signal Cut

*The Muslim Observer

CAIRO/KUWAIT (Reuters) - Qatar-based satellite channel Al Jazeera was ordered by Egypt’s information ministry on Sunday to shut down its operations in the country, and later

Houstonian Corner (V12-I27)

*The Muslim Observer

Most Successful 5th ICNA US South Central Region Conference at U of H “Usually 800 persons register for our conference and 300 more people show up on the conference day. But

The Valor of the Pen

*The Muslim Observer

Editor’s note:  The TMO Foundation conducted a scholarship essay contest and TMO is now printing the essays of some of the entrants to the contest. This is the essay o

Why Do I Want to be a Journalist?

*The Muslim Observer

Editor’s note:  The TMO Foundation conducted a scholarship essay contest and TMO is now printing the essays of some of the entrants to the contest. This is the second