Posts Tagged ‘Aida Alami’

Aida Alami: A Stay at Home Journalist Blogging in the Huffington Post

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Serious journalists doing serious things for a business that is not taking them seriously right now.


Breaking News: Former WORD Senior Editor Aida Alami on Canadian Radio 6:30 P.M. EST Today

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

She will be talking tonight on Canada’s Radio CBC As It Happens Program about the Moroccan government cracking down on her news magazine, Le Journal Hebdomadaire. Read earlier WORD blog here. Also check out this info, too.

Again, 6 p.m.

More later.

More About Former WORD Editor/Producer Fighting the Power in Morocco

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Aida Alami’s Huffington Post piece was discussed on the home page of the Columbia University journalism school. A J-school contact said she was passing the article/information on to CJR.

Morocco’s Leading Independent Magazine Is Shut Down – Former WORD Editor/Producer Writes in Huffington Post Article

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

“Last week, something extremely shocking happened: the Moroccan authorities took control of our newsroom and offices while we were working on that week’s edition. They sealed the place and changed the locks. The next day, my editor informed us that the magazine had been pretty much sentenced to death and executed by the government. The reason it was closed: judicial liquidation but it is, in reality, a political decision to shut down this icon of the free press in Morocco.” — Article by Aida Alami, Freelance Writer Living in Morrocco.

Read the rest of her article here.

Former WORD Writer Pens Piece for Huffington Post

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Click here for Aida Alami’s Is There Life After New York.


“I started the journalism school at Columbia University last week and …

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

 … it looks like I will have a very busy year. Right now the first class is a three-weeks intensive reporting training class and while my reporting professor was describing the class I couldn’t help but remember the hardest class I took at Hunter: Advanced Reporting!

Aida Alami, Hunter alumna, former WORD writer