Newsletter No 27 25 April 2006
News from the Media Scene:
Newspapers in Lebanon Join to Promote Reading

Thirteen newspapers in Lebanon have announced a reading awareness campaign starting from May 2006. The campaign will be the first action after the newspapers agreed to join efforts to encourage reading habits among Lebanese people, The Daily Star reported.

The newspapers participating are An-Nahar, The Daily Star, L’Orient le Jour, As-Safir, Al-Anwar, Al-Hayat, Ad-Diyar, As-Sharq, Al- Balad, Aztag Daily, Al-Liwaa, Al-Mustaqbal and Al-Bayraq. The Lebanese Press Federation is also supporting the project, said its president Mohammad Baalbeki.