Making research, good practices, learning activities and events on intercultural dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean accessible to everyone.


Naomi Sakr

Professor of Media Policy and former Director of the Arab Media Centre at the University of Westminster’s Communication and Media Research Institute. Sakr previously worked at the Economist Intelligence Unit as a Middle East specialist and was 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'. She has authored books such 'Arab Television Today' (2007), which investigates law and policy, content creation and the status of journalists, including women presenters and war reporters. From 2013 she led a three-year research project into pan-Arab screen content for children, funded by the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and in 2017-18 co-organised an AHRC-funded series of workshops across Europe to alert those involved in making, commissioning and regulating children's screen content to the needs of Arab children recently arrived in Europe through forced migration