Wednesday, April 3, 2013

American Arab journalists in Metro-Detroit gather to discuss formation of a journalism union

American Arab journalists in Metro-Detroit gather to discuss formation of a journalism union


Video: Arab Journalists meeting in Metro-Detroit hosted at the home of Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz, co-hosted by the National American Arab Journalists Association, Good Morning Michigan Radio and sponsored in part by Ziyad Brothers Importing.   

American Arab Journalists Organize in Metro-Detroit, call for Fairness in Coverage and Media Access

Arab Journalists Plan Future Conferences

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan – American Arab journalists gathered this past weekend in a suburb of Detroit to organize a professional union and to plan conferences to advocate for community coverage in the mainstream media.

The summit was hosted by Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz at her Bloomfield Hills home, and supported by Ziyad Brothers Importing, both major advertisers who recognize the need for a vibrant ethnic Arab community media.

Nearly every major Arab media in Metro-Detroit participated and also attending were several prominent American Arabs employed by mainstream media such as WJRS and Styleline Magazine and Arab journalism college students.

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