Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Digital Reporter to Broadcast Live from Venue at 11th ArabMedia Forum

Digital Reporter to Broadcast Live from Venue at 11th ArabMedia Forum    #AMF2012
youtube channel DubaiPressClub

Bin Fahad:"Innovative Digital Media Tools will Connect Community with Moderators and Speakersof Forum"

Dubai Press Club, organisers of Arab Media Forum, today announced it willdeploy innovative digital communications tools and platforms for the 11thArab Media Forum that is set to take place from 8 – 9 May in Dubai.
Maryam bin Fahad, Executive Director of Dubai Press Club, said: “The initiative of furthering our digital strategy at the 11thArab Media Forum follows the enormous interest and visibility the event hasgained worldwide. Implementing this technology will allow us to connect notjust those present at the event but also with the media, observers,decision-makers, researchers and thought leaders around the globe regardless oftheir geographic location.

“Weare confident our aggressive foray into the digital platform will increase thelevel of interaction across the Arab region and the world to enrich both thediscussions and dialogues on a broader level.”
An independent digital reporter willconvey the key comments of panellists and moderators during the event throughsocial networking channels. Nour Aldin Alyousuf from Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) will serve as the digital reporter. He will betasked with producing three minute capsules that summarise the outcomes of each session. Holding avast experience in programmes that relate to technology and digital media, AlYousuf is the host of ‘Techno Media’ on Sama Dubai TV, an entity of DMI.
As part of the initiative, followersof DPC’s pages on Facebook and Twitter will be invited to post their thoughtson the forum discussions. Additionally, TV footage, photographs and liveupdates will be compiled and uploaded via ‘Flickr’. The Media Centre at theevent will feature a dedicated foyer to conduct interviews with participants tomonitor and document their opinions. The responses will be aired on DPC’sYouTube channel.
Bin Fahad added: “The outcomes of thefourth edition of the Arab Media Outlook, which was compiled by DPC,illustrates the substantial growth of communication tools and digital socialnetworks in the Arab world. During the 10th edition of the AMF, theevent’s dedicated website received more than 26,000 visitors. We believe it is time to accelerate dialogue and exchange ofideas through the systemic deployment of modern platforms and digital tools.”
Themed “Arab Media: Exposure andTransition”, Arab Media Forum 2012 is anticipated to draw the participation ofover 2,000 regional and international journalists, as well as influentialdecision makers, opinion leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

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