Media Dynamics: Identity, Challenges, and Future Vision

Panel discussion

Date and time: 8 May 2024, 6:30PM-8:00PM

Location: NYUAD Campus, conference center


In collaboration with NYUAD Institute 

The panel explores the evolving identity of contemporary media and its pivotal role in shaping national identity; focusing on the historic contributions of women in journalism and the influence of editorial control on the intellectual landscape. 

Discussions will address the challenges and barriers to innovation, particularly those related to institutional and societal norms. Speakers will explore the future trajectory of media, emphasizing the role of academic and professional environments in media evolution. The panel aims to shed light on how media shapes and reflects a nation’s voice, culture, and future.

*The lecture will be in Arabic with simultaneous translation into English but with a limited number of headsets.

Yusra Adel, Journalist, Al Ittihad Newspaper
Amer bin Jassas, TV Presenter, Abu Dhabi Media Network
Aisha Al Mazmi, Radio Presenter, Sharjah Broadcasting Authority

In conversation with
Noura Al Obeidli, Humanities Research Fellow, NYUAD