Author: Hamdi Baala

2019 WPI Fellow

Journalist, HuffPost Algeria
Algiers, Algeria
Bio: Journalist based in Algiers, Algeria.

Twitter: @hamdibaala

Ces jeunes vendaient des pins et des goodies lors des manifs à Alger. Relâchés le 2 janvier, ils avaient purgé une peine de 6 mois de prison ferme pour "atteinte à l'unité nationale" présumée.

Ils viennent d'être relaxés en appel.


Pendant ce temps, ailleurs, à Kharthoum au Soudan, on discute en toute liberté à l'occasion d'un forum international le rôle, l'avenir de la presse durant la transition et ce qui suivra @CFImedias @DHivet @sylvie_soo @SaidDjaafer @melindatrochu @latifaabada @MehdiAlioui @Fmetaoui

Posts by Hamdi Baala:

Hey, where are you going with that post-truth in your hands?

  To the extent that there is such a thing as objective truth, I always thought that the “fake news” trend was just an exaggerated new spin put on an old phenomenon that we used to call rumors or hoaxes, with no real new danger. Long before this WPI fellowship,...
So, what has Trump done right ? 

So, what has Trump done right ? 

Two and a half years into Donald Trump’s term, the U.S. president has often stated that what he calls the “Fake News Media,” e.g. mainstream media outlets, do everything they can to downplay his accomplishments in order to make him look bad. “The Fake News Media...