It is hardly surprising for Dubai to be named the Arab Media Capital this year

The National | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • It is half a century since the first newspaper, Al Ittihad – The Union – was published in what two years later would become the UAE.
  • The latter is this year’s Arab Media Capital and hosts the Arab Media Forum in March.
  • When the Arab Information Ministers Council designated the city the media capital for 2020, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed paid tribute to his father’s media strategy, launched two decades earlier.