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Al Waqt newspaper shuts down for lack of funds

May 3, 2010
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Al Waqt, a newspaper with a leftist-nationalist slant, printed its last edition on Monday after its general assembly on Sunday agreed to shut it down for its inability to secure enough funds to continue publishing. The announcement was printed on the front page of the paper on Monday alongside an emotional thank you and...
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Daily newspaper fails to publish after journalists go on strike in unprecedented move in Bahrain’s media history

April 15, 2010
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Daily newspaper fails to publish after journalists go on strike in unprecedented move in Bahrain’s media history

In an unprecedented move in Bahrain’s media history, the staff of Al Waqt newspaper went on strike after the management said that they did not have enough funds to pay them. The striking personnel did not report to work on Wednesday, causing the paper not to publish on Thursday. Editor-in-chief Fareed Ahmad Hassan said...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Career
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
Education
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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