Northampton Square
Clerkenwell, England EC1V 0HB

The Next Century Foundation in association with the Department of Journalism at City University London

The conference is looking at the role of blogging and micro-blogging and will bring bloggers from the Middle East to debate and interact with their Western counterparts in a series of panel discussions.
Speakers to include:
- Professor Adrian Monck - Head of Journalism and Publishing at City University London.
- Guido Fawkes - Political blogger of the day - received wide recognition for breaking the news of leaked e-mails from Damian McBride. 
- Karim Arafat - Co-founder of Watwet, the Arabic twitter and Tootcorp.
- Slugger O'Toole - Northern Ireland Politics Blog and Head of Political Blogs, Telegraph Group.
- Badrakhan Al-Sindi - Editor in Chief of Iraqi Al -Ta'akhi newspaper.
- Andrew Miller - Political Editor and author of Bagehot column, The Economist.
- Mark Jones - Reuters Global Community Editor.
- Mona Eltahawy - Egyptian/US Columnist, Analyst & Blogger.
- Andrew Sparrow - Senior Political Correspondent, Guardian website & Orwell Prize 2009 shortlisted Blog.
- Oren Yakobovich - Leads the video department of Israeli Human Rights group B'Tselem.  Founder of 'Shooting Back".

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