The audience for Egypt's Bassem Youssef Show is growing as fast as a snowball rolling down a hill — and it exemplifies everything that is new about media in post-revolutionary Egypt.Many equate Youssef to America's Jon Stewart.Tarek AlQazzaz is general manager at Baraka One Web, a production company
Even Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick himself describes the story of his life — from growing up on welfare in Chicago to thriving in business and politics — as "improbable."That's why the word is part of the title of his new memoir, A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life.
Google is getting a new CEO: Larry Page — who who co-founded Google as a young Stanford postgraduate and was briefly CEO before handing the position to the more experienced manager, Eric Schmidt — is now taking the reins.
For more than a century, Iraq was a beacon of visual art in the Arab world.The Ottomans, the British and the Iraqi rulers who followed prided themselves on the fact that Iraqi artists studied their craft abroad, then returned to practice it back home.Artists even thrived under Saddam Hussein.
When journalist Peter Godwin snuck into his native Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe lost a 2008 election, he writes that he expected "to dance on Robert Mugabe's political grave."But that was before Mugabe — the then 84-year-old leader of Zimbabwe — refused to give up power.