More than 75 high-school students spent part of their summer break exploring the world of media, news, and filmmaking at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
Set in the context of the convergence of modern, digital media, the authors address the role of disruption innovation and transformation changes based on results from the large-scale study of mobile media disruption conducted over three years.
A look at long-term trends in news and entertainment consumption, social media preferences, and attitudes about the media indicates a lasting impact of the Arab Spring on media habits in the Middle East.
Northwestern University in Qatar holds an annual graduation ceremony and related events to honor NU-Q students who have completed their studies. Graduation ceremonies are typically held at the beginning of May.
The Qatar Media Industries Forum (QMIF) is an biannual event providing media leaders in the Arab region with a platform to explore topics of critical importance to Qatar’s emerging media and communication industries.
The annual NU-Q Media and Research Awards celebrate student work in film, photography, journalism, research, and more. Submissions are adjudicated by selected faculty and industry leaders.
NU-Q holds periodic conferences and symposia that facilitate discussion about the media industry and its role in society, with a particular emphasis on issues related to the MENA region.
Each May, Northwestern University in Qatar faculty, students, and staff showcase their creative work and research, and share experiences from the Middle East at the Northwestern University home campus in Evanston, Illinois, USA.