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Naomi Sakr

Naomi Sakr
Professor of Media Policy and Director of the Arab Media Centre at the University of Westminster’s Communication and Media Research Institute

She previously worked at the Economist Intelligence Unit as a Middle East specialist and has been managing editor of political risk and economic forecast reports. Sakr received the Middle Eastern Studies Book Prize 2003 for 'Satellite Realms: Transnational Television, Globalization and the Middle East'. Her most recent book 'Arab Television Today' (2007), investigates law and policy, content creation and the status of journalists, including women presenters and war reporters.