Books, chapters, journal articles

Press articles, news reports, blog posts

Speeches and presentations

  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Media Freedoms in Lebanon: Law v. Practice.” Paper presented at seminar by same title. Lebanese University Faculty of Information & Documentation. Beirut, Lebanon. February 2, 2006.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Online Media Ethics: A Needed Dynamic.” Paper presented at the conference Online Journalism in the Arab World: Realities and Challenges. University of Sharjah College of Communications. United Arab Emirates. November 22–23, 2005.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Towards a Professional Code of Ethics to Regulate Arab Media?” Keynote address to The New Arab Media & Socio-Political Challenge in the Arab World workshop. Lebanese Center for Policy Studies and Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Rotana Hotel, Hazmieh, Lebanon, June 1–2, 2005.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Is Coverage of Arabs, Muslims Good? Western Media Under Scrutiny.” Presentation at International Press Institute’s Word Congress & 54th General Assembly. Nairobi, Kenya. May 21–24, 2005.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Obstacles and Prospects for Women and Youth in the Middle East and North Africa Media Landscape.” Presentation at seminar on Media, Women & Youth in the Middle East and North Africa. Olof Palme International Center, Swedish Institute. Alexandria, Egypt. February 20–22, 2005.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Regional Media/Dialogue and Competencies in the Arab World.” Paper presented at seminar by same title. Organized by UNESCO for UNESCO experts’ meeting in Doha, Qatar. December 6–8, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Lebanese Youth & the Media: Social & Political Influences.” Paper presented at German–Arab Media Dialogue conference organized by the German Foreign Ministry’s External Cultural Relations Institute in Berlin, Germany. November 29–30, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Media Ethics: Reconciling Organizational and Public Interests.” Paper presented at conference Media Ethics & Journalism in the Arab Word: Theory, Practice & Challenges Ahead, organized by the Institute for Professional Journalists, Lebanese American University. Beirut, Lebanon. June 9–11, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Media Literacy: Awareness v. Ignorance.” Paper presented at seminar Young People & the Media organized by the Swedish Institute. Alexandria, Egypt. May 25–27, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “U.S. Media as Political Player.” Roundtable presentation to editors and reporters of 2M TV channel. Casablanca, Morocco. May 3, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Media Empires: Between Profit & Ethics.” Lecture at Gabes University. Tunisia. April 13, 2004.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Lebanon’s Broadcast Industry: A Work in Progress.” Paper presented at Towards Public Broadcasting in Morocco and in the Region, conference organized by the International Federation of Journalists. Maghreb Arab Press Agency. Rabat, Morocco. December 16–17, 2003.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “The State of Arab Media: A Call for Freedom and Reform.” Paper presented at Designs for Democratization in Iraq, conference organized by Internews Network, U.S. Agency for International Development and the Greek Foreign Ministry. Athens, Greece. June 1–3, 2003.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Online Journalism and Development of the Arab Media.” Paper presented at Second Arab Women’s Media Conference. Amman, Jordan. October 24–27, 2002.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Revised Guidelines for Good Journalistic Practice.” Code of ethics presented at Professional Ethics, Media Legislation & Freedom of Expression in Lebanon, an international round table organized by the Institute for Professional Journalists at the Lebanese American University, UNESCO and the Vienna-based International Press Institute. Beirut, Lebanon. March 1–2, 2002.
  • Abu-Fadil, Magda. “Globalization of the Media: A Bicultural Woman’s View.” Paper presented at Arab Women & the Media, the 4th Forum of the Arab Women’s Summit. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. February 1–3, 2002.