On Thursday, a discussion meeting had been held by the Press House under the title of “How to address the foreign Media”, with the attendance of a number of male and female journalists, Media colleges graduates and various youth media groups.
The meeting was opened by Ruba Al-Ajrami, the coordinator of the the youth groups of the Press House, she greeted the attendance and praised the significant role that youth groups play in the work field in serving the media community at several levels.
Al-Ajrami stressed on the need to work in synergy to achieve the freedom of opinion and to enhance the concept of addressing the foreign media in a compatible way with its needs to strengthen the faith of Palestinian nation of life.
for his part, Mr. Nedal Al Maghribi, the News Director of Reuters News Agency in Gaza, pointed out to a major issue saying that:” There is no Palestinian channel to addresses the world in the English language”, shedding light on the importance of our prescience in the west media to convey an accurate picture with every detail.
Al-Maghribi said that we have to understand the culture of the peoples we deal with, to explain the details in a compatible way according to their language and culture”, stating that:” In writing you have to focus on the truth and not in conveying the journalist’s point of view”.
In turns, the Photographer of French News Agency, Mohamed Al Baba, said that the press photographer has to make sure of the source of any footage before publishing it through the various media platforms.as he should participate in all groups to strengthen the Palestinian image and narrative.
He continued:” we have to focus on the moving shots to convey any picture, and its necessary to continue following up the creative and livable stories because they are more influential in the Western media”, he also reviews the vision of the Israeli media in how it serves the interests of the occupation at all levels.