Some think that the role of the press and the media in general is declining. This belief is borne by the fact that the extent of public freedom is on the wane in Middle East countries. Even in the developed states in the East and the West, there are manifestations of curbing freedom of expression, and the US under Trump’s presidency is not the only example.
This huge quantity of creative work has been produced at a time of declining public freedoms. What if these freedoms were greater? Certainly, we would have been in a far better situation. This is the message that has been sent by the Samir Kassir’s Award.Adnan Hussein