Syria destroyed my faith in what journalism can accomplish

Kareem Shaheen / @kshaheen

Montreal-based journalist, former Middle East correspondent for the Guardian

Kareem Shaheen is a journalist, editor, and columnist based in Montreal. He is an Arabic satire writer, senior editor at Newlines Magazine and a former Middle East correspondent for the Guardian.

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The ‘only way forward’ for media freedom

The ‘only way forward’ for media freedom

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July 9, 2019

As policymakers and journalists meet this week in London, former Middle East correspondent Kareem Shaheen explains why supporting independent media is the key to press freedom in that region — and to democracy everywhere.