The Daily Northwestern

NU-Q researchers look at Middle East social media landscape

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

October 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A survey this year from Northwestern’s Qatar campus found that Middle Eastern countries are seeing more optimism and less online criticism. The researchers looked at media use in Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia and the United...

Sawhney and Stratton: A discussion on the Islamic State group and U.S. relations with Iran

Asha Sawhney and Abby Stratton

January 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After the events of 2014, it is well known among the American public that the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, is an enemy of the United States. Likewise, the public knows that the U.S. does not have diplomatic relations with Iran and that there has been fear of nuclear we...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A new survey commissioned by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Doha Film Institute found that although many Arab residents in the Middle East and North Africa watch Hollywood films, some believe the films include content...

Medill alum James Foley likely held by Syrian government, panelists reveal at Boston event

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 3, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

A Medill-sponsored event Friday for journalist James Foley (Medill ’08), missing in Syria, shed new light about his whereabouts. More than 50 students, faculty and Northwestern alumni gathered Friday morning in the McCormick...

Kamel: A more moderate Netanyahu following Israeli elections?

Jonathan Kamel, Columnist

January 23, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A national election in Israel went by Tuesday without much international interest or the analysis that often dominates American politics. This was because the result of the Israeli election was no surprise to citizens of Israel...