Mr. Ali Al Zakri, Head of the Electronic Editing Department at Al Bayan Newspaper visited Al Falah University via the invitation of College of Mass Communication to deliver a lecture on “Electronic Journalism”.

Mr. Al Zakri, at the beginning of the lecture, addressed the impact of technology in transforming journalism and its impact on the readers in addition to the challenges faced by traditional media in keeping up with the tremendous innovations in the field at present.

He also compared and highlighted the differences between print and e-media in terms of rapidness to reach a wider audience in record time. The discussion also included the necessity of exploiting development for modern media.

Towards the end of the lecture, participants raised questions and inquiries focused on the future of printing press, traditional media and how to develop electronic media without compromising the accuracy of information.