As a part of the twenty first Arab Media Discussion board, which was held underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and within the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Tradition and Arts Authority and Member of Dubai Council, hosted an vital session during which His Excellency Dr. Ramzan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Info Affairs within the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Karam Jabr, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation within the Arab Republic of Egypt, spoke to debate the options of the present Arab media panorama, in mild of world adjustments.
His Excellency Dr. Ramzan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, through the session chaired by Hussein Al Sheikh, journalist at Al Hadath Channel, emphasised that there’s a nice accountability on authorities media establishments to protect nationwide id and defend societies from damaging imported concepts, the unfavourable stereotypical picture from the Arab media, and get to work. That is a part of the nationwide id, promotes Arab tradition and its ideas, and makes no concessions to the cultural historical past of this a part of the world.
– Authorities establishments.
Relating to the powers of the Ministries of Info in Arab international locations and their skill to fulfill the calls for of the media system, His Excellency Dr. Al Nuaimi the significance of presidency channels that replicate the traits, positions and voice of the state, and of official establishments that regulate the work of presidency insurance policies for the media sector, and work to arrange younger media cadres, offering them with future expertise akin to instruments . Synthetic intelligence, which has grow to be a actuality, is being utilized by media establishments and numerous important sectors on the earth.
Relating to media freedom, Dr. on: Al Nuaimi identified that media freedom have to be codified in a approach that enhances the nationwide accountability of employees within the sector, stressing that Bahraini media establishments take pleasure in a excessive diploma of accountable freedom that enables them to handle all points and challenges dealing with society faces, stating that the Bahraini legislator has made a distinction in laws between the accountable freedom of media establishments and non-specialized people who, by way of their broadcasts on social media platforms, could also be a reason behind destabilization of the safety and stability of society.
The Bahraini Minister of Info additionally emphasised the necessity to rent and assist younger media cadres, and to offer each alternative to correctly qualify them to take accountability for media work, whereas on the similar time offering them with the infrastructure and legislative surroundings that helps them be artistic to be throughout the tributaries of those media. important sector.
– Nationwide accountability
For his half, Karam Gabr, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation within the Arab Republic of Egypt, confirmed that many international locations are now not glad with the existence of a Ministry of Info with its frequent title and duties, as is at the moment the case. in Egypt, because the Egyptian Structure required the formation of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation in 2014. The media is affiliated to 2 nationwide establishments, one in every of which is for the media and manages nationwide tv, and the opposite for the press and eight nationwide press establishments, whereas the Supreme Courtroom supervises the 2 establishments and fulfills its regulatory and legislative roles throughout the particular scope set by the Structure, which signifies that job titles are decided by the state’s want for a sensible framework regulating powers. sector and determines its nationwide tasks.
Jabr identified the damaging position of social media platforms in steering Arab public opinion, as he believes that a part of the administration of world affairs is at the moment happening by way of social media platforms, referring to the main problem dealing with Arab international locations on this context confronted: and the necessity for joint Arab motion to legalize the work of platforms. Communications in order that international locations can defend their societies and capacities, highlighting that the Supreme Council for Media Regulation in Egypt is at the moment getting ready laws that defines the work of those platforms and particular situations for his or her content material that they broadcast to folks.
He harassed that there’s a fierce assault and a powerful push by some within the West to advertise ideas, slogans and ethics which might be alien to our Arab societies, and identified the necessity to work any further to provide of Arabic content material able to confronting the concepts alien to our societies, tradition and values, whereas having the technological capabilities and human vitality. The nation has a excessive stage of schooling and expertise that enables it to do that.
– Youth and expertise.
Relating to empowering youth and qualifying the abilities wanted for media work, Jabr emphasised that looking for assist from youth is crucial attributable to their enthusiasm and talent to maintain tempo with the speedy growth on the earth of expertise and communication instruments, however on the similar time he prefers to mix the youthful technology with folks with amassed expertise to assist and information younger executives of their skilled media life.
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