Yesterday (Sunday) the activities of the 18th Arab Media Forum were launched in the sisterly State of Kuwait, under the auspices of the Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, with the participation of a group of Arab media professionals, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its founding. The future of the media.. the media of the future.”
The forum inaugurated its work by opening the exhibition “Media, Communication Technology and Electronic Applications”. Then, its first dialogue session was held under the title “The Future of Media.. Media of the Future”, in which the Assistant Secretary-General for the Media and Communication Sector in the League of Arab States, Ambassador Ahmed Khattabi, said: Addressing the negative aspects of transformation Media is done through openness within the framework of regional and continental dialogue and learning about the experiences of nations in dealing with digital transformation.
In addition to Ambassador Khatabi, the dialogue session witnessed the participation of the editor-in-chief of “Okaz”, colleague Jamil Al-Dhiabi, the editor-in-chief of the Omani newspaper “Al-Ru’ya” Hatem Al-Ta’i, and the editor-in-chief of the Kuwaiti newspaper “Al-Rai” Walid Al-Jassem. .
During his participation in the dialogue session, colleague Al-Dhiabi said: The continuation of the media profession is based on the importance of creating media content in a creative way and keeping abreast of developments and changes amid the technological boom.
He stressed that with the tyranny of artificial intelligence, we may witness the end of media institutions and companies, unless the digital transformation is caught up through a team capable of keeping pace with modern developments, indicating that the media profession is fixed and the means are variable.
At the end of the dialogue session, the Kuwaiti Minister of Information, Abdul Rahman Badah Al-Mutairi, honored the editor-in-chief of “Okaz”, colleague Jamil Al-Dhiabi, and a number of media personalities and leaders, for the great efforts in supporting the media process and stimulating creativity and innovation over many years.