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Bahrain imposes blackout on BlackBerry news sharing

April 8, 2010

Bahrain is imposing a ban on BlackBerry sharing of local news, saying that users needed an official licence. Abdullah Yateem, the culture and information ministry assistant undersecretary for press and publication, said that the decision was taken to avoid confusion and chaos. “News about incidents and other issues were disseminated in Bahrain through mobile...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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