The news conference of Farah Al Zaman Abu Shaeer, a journalist from news site of Al Arabia Al Jadid was held in special desk of Foreign Media in Tehran Press Festival at Tehran's Mosalla Building.
Subject " Al Arabia Al Jadid, a tool for influence on governments and societies"
He started his lecture by speaking about the time period of activity of Al Arabia Al Jadid and said Al Arabia Al Jadid came into existence in a new period for Arabs and in a way in the Arab spring of the region. What this site does is transferring the news for Arab society.
He continued that now that the tools for modern communication have entered the scene, we use these tools for being more influence on people and society.
The smart phones have presented everyone with the chance to be a reporter. But we should know that what distinguishes a reporter from ordinary citizens is that a reporter follows the primary principles of journalism. For example one of these principles is ascertaining the credibility of the source of the news, something that many ordinary citizens do not observe and consequently cause a lot of rumours to fly around.
Abu Shaeer continued that the applications that people like can convey our news to them. Tools like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are at our disposal for exercising more influence. He added that of course thus does not mean that due to the existence of the modern media, we should set aside the traditional media.
A perfect journalist is someone who can understand the needs of a society well and can communicate with language, culture, economic and ...It is then that he/she can be influential.
He finished his speech by saying that in his opinion truthfulness and honesty, are the most fundamental issues in being influential, something that we do not see much of them in politics but in other aspects of the society, they can be exercised and seen.
The news conference of Aqil Avad Jabr Al Miyahi, the efitor of Kolol Akhbar Al Iraq newspaper from the republic of Iraq was held in special desk of Foreign Media in Tehran Press Festival at Tehran's Mosalla building.
Subject: " the Islamic Republic of Iran's support of Iraq in fight against terrorism"
He started his lecture by talking about Iran and Iraq relations saying "I am very happy to participate in Iran Press Festival"
He went on to say that the cultural and civilisation relations between Iran and Iraq are very great and profound, so much so that in the area of progress of culture and thought, it has brought about great achievement.
He added that when we are guests of Tehran exhibition in fact we are guests of cultur and civilisation of Iran"
He then touched on the Islamic Republic of Iran's role in supporting Iraq by offering the latter, complementary technology.
He finished his speech by saying that our duty as journalists is to improve the relations between Iran and Iraq.