Sunday, 18 February 2018
People celebrated World Radio Day, which falls on February 13 every year, and coincides with the launch of the first broadcast of the UN’s Radio in 1946. When Saudi Radio launched its official broadcast on October 1, 1949, it was able to play a substantial role spreading cultural awareness and information to the public, as well as being an important medium to deliver news. And through radio, Saudi women were able to get involved in the broadcasting industry and get into presenting. ...
Sunday, 14 May 2017
Turki al-Sudairi, the former editor-in-chief of Saudi daily newspaper Al Riyadh, died on Saturday aged 73. He was considered one of the most influential newspaper editors and columnists in Saudi Arabia. Sudairi also held the position of chairman of the Saudi Journalists Association.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
It remains critical to raise the level of professionalism among our journalists and to enhance the role of media to support the implementation of the nation’s transformation plans.
Monday, 21 March 2016
Saad Almatrafi is the bureau chief of Al-Arabiya’s Riyadh and Eastern Province
Friday, 30 October 2015
Arab and international journalists have always targeted Saudi Arabia – at times, they might have been right in doing so, but some have ulterior motives in their coverage. When it comes to dealing with the media, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has presented himself as one of the most skilled and experienced political leaders for decades. He dealt with the first media campaign waged against Saudi Arabia during the dispute with Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser in the ...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
One columnist wrote that if the attacker was a Muslim and the victim wasn't, Western media would have hyped the incident
Monday, 18 November 2013
The Kingdom's residents are the most avid watchers of the video-sharing site in the world.