A look back at the first Saudi women to brace radio airwaves 55 years ago

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. ...

Former Saudi editor-in-chief Turki al-Sudairi dies aged 73

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.  

The crucial role of Saudi media

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.

Samar Fatany

Al Arabiya's Riyadh bureau chief: life on the frontline

Monday, 21 March 2016

Saad Almatrafi is the bureau chief of Al-Arabiya’s Riyadh and Eastern Province

The Saudi king and the media

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 ...

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Saudi award honors slain UK student as writers call for accountability

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

Young Saudis getting creative on YouTube

Monday, 18 November 2013

The Kingdom's residents are the most avid watchers of the video-sharing site in the world.

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