Author Archives: Dara Mouracade

Lebanese podcast profiles

Lebanese podcast profiles

Reading Time: 4 minutes BBS Stories How it started: Host Leyla Nahas and partner Rami Obeid were inspired by music mixtapes distributed online by Beirut in the Mix and Ziad Naufal, as well as the work of Radio Beirut, to start sharing positive stories about the city. This formed the blog, Beirut Bright Side, which they launched three years

Lebanon, lend us your ears

Reading Time: 6 minutes The exciting world of audio storytelling remains relatively unexplored in the Middle East today, despite the region’s reputation for masterful storytellers. While podcasting as a medium is rapidly growing in the US and Europe, many radio stations in Lebanon and across the Arab world have yet to join this trend and produce innovative content. Two