On February 10-11, 2017 the OPEN Media Hub is organising a Master Class in Media Management for Print and Online Media in Beirut. The Master Class is designed for managers and senior editors of print and online media in Lebanon and will focus on issues such as:
Meet the trainer:
Aboubakr Jamaï is the Dean of The School of Business and International Relations at the Institute For American Universities (IAU College). He teaches Media & Conflict, Contemporary Politics of The Middle East and International Business.
From 1997 to 2010, Jamaï was the publisher and editor the leading Moroccan newsweekly, Le Journal hebdomadaire. In 2013, he was the MENA regional editor for the Open Society Foundation’s project: Mapping Digital Media. He worked in Iraq as a consultant with International Media Support (IMS) advising independent Iraqi media on their business strategies.From 2010 to 2013, he was the co-editor of the Moroccan news website lakome.com. He won the Committee to Protect Journalists’ International Press Freedom Award in 2003. In 2010, he won the Gebran Tueni Award, the annual prize of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). He was a Nieman Fellow in 2007 at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and a Mason Fellow in 2008 at Harvard University. In 2014, POMED (Project On Middle East Democracy) awarded him wits Leaders of Democracy Award. Jamaï holds a Master of Business Administration from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School.