The Arab Spring gave new meaning to the power of social media. Ever since the advent, the news and media industry in the Middle East has been evolving rapidly. The growth, particularly of the Arabic platforms of social media networks and mobile broadband access presents the industry and marketers with many new opportunities and content challenges.
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BBC’s New Broadcasting House is finally taking off with the move of BBC World News this month. Despite running late and over budget, the building is certainly impressive and holds much potential with respect to its goals. Successful collaboration however will take more than just a unified physical location, the right processes and journalist mindset needs to be in place.