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ADC to Honor Al-Monitor for Media Excellence

This Sunday, ADC will honor Al-Monitor at the Annual Turaath Cultural Event. The award will be presented “In recognition of their continued support to preserving the Arab cultural heritage.”
The ADC third annual cultural event”Turaath: Celebrating Arab Culture in America” will take place at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm This year’s event is organized by ADC’s Women’s Initiative and will feature the 2013 Arab Idol winners: acclaimed Palestinian vocalist Mohammad Assaf, Syrian songstress Farah Youssef, and Lebanese vocalist Ziad Khoury.
Al-Monitor, launched February 13, 2012, features unmatched reporting and analysis by prominent journalists and experts from the Middle East, including through its Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey Pulses. Al-Monitor’s content is regularly referenced in The Wall Street Journal, Time, Reuters, Le Monde, The New York Times, The Economist and many other publications.
The Washington Post has called the site “invaluable,” The Huffington Post referred to it as “increasingly a daily must-read for insightful commentary on the Middle East” while The Economist recommended Al-Monitor’s Egypt and Iran coverage in its What To Read section.
Al-Monitor uncovers trends while covering the news and boasts media partnerships, with two dozen regional publications. The Al-Monitor Board includes distinguished international academic, media and business leaders.

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