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Yasser al-Ghaslan
Yasser al-Ghaslan

Yasser al-Ghaslan has worked as a reporter and editor in several Saudi newspapers and is the founder of themedianote.com, a website focusing on Arab media issues. He can be followed on Twitter at: @alghaslan.

COLUMNISTS
Yasser al-Ghaslan
Yasser al-Ghaslan

Yasser al-Ghaslan has worked as a reporter and editor in several Saudi newspapers and is the founder of themedianote.com, a website focusing on Arab media issues. He can be followed on Twitter at: @alghaslan.

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The activist is that person who acts individually or collectively with a group that shares his interests in order to change or keep a specific ...

‘Followersmania’

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

This title is formed of two English words that are “followers” and “mania”, which denotes an obsession. This explains how a great portion of users of ...

Sept. 11 questions

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Facebook’s end

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Our cleric and their Lady Gaga

Sunday, 29 July 2012

In the Arab World, we have our own weird and sometimes laughable way of boasting about achievements that we consider great.

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