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Students Raise Concerns About New Changes to NU-Q Media Awards

Students Raise Concerns About New Changes to NU-Q Media Awards

Written by Ifath Sayed.  Every year, NU-Q students are given the chance to win awards for their film, video, photography and writing work at the NU-Q Media Awards, which has also been called the “mini Oscars” by students. But this year, some students are up in arms over changes to the competition’s categories and rules. [...]…

Living with Depression and Anxiety as a College Student

Living with Depression and Anxiety as a College Student

Written by Habibah Abass.  Mental illness is a prevalent issue in Qatar. In fact, in 2013, mental health experts found that around one quarter of teenagers in the country suffered from depression. This story documents one student’s struggle with an issue common among many of Doha’s youth. I woke up to unusually loud noises around [...]…

Behind The Scenes on a Studio 20Q Filmset

Behind The Scenes on a Studio 20Q Filmset

Watch what goes on behind the scenes on a Studio 20Q filmset: Video by Basmah Kamran Azmi and Paulo Fugen…

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Two Students from Northwestern University in Evanston Pursue Journalism Residencies in Qatar

Two Students from Northwestern University in Evanston Pursue Journalism Residencies in Qatar

Photo by Syed Owais Ali Story by Meher Mehtab.  This semester, Northwestern University in Qatar welcomed two students from the home campus in Evanston who are in Doha for their journalism residencies, a required part of the journalism program at NU-Q and Northwestern in Evanston which sends juniors and seniors…

Al Jazeera Journalist Baher Mohamed Talks At GUQ About His Egypt Imprisonment and Trial Ordeal

Al Jazeera Journalist Baher Mohamed Talks At GUQ About His Egypt Imprisonment and Trial Ordeal

Written by Fatima Hassan. Photo by Ifath Sayed. Al Jazeera English producer Baher Mohamed, who was one of three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt for nearly two years for their reporting on the country’s political issues, addressed a crowd of approximately 250 people at Georgetown University in Qatar last…

NU-Q Holds Session on Safely Reporting in EC and Qatar

NU-Q Holds Session on Safely Reporting in EC and Qatar

Written by Fatima Hassan, Photo from NU-Q Website.  Kick-starting the spring semester, Northwestern University in Qatar’s first community hour of the year covered the important topic of navigating Doha—and the world—as a reporter, while remaining an ethical, law-abiding citizen. Mary Dedinsky, associate professor in residence and director of the journalism…

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