chinwag n. \’chin,wag\ a long and pleasant conversation between friends

Media Chinwag is a conversation about journalism today—reporting and writing, blogging and tweeting, teaching and learning, successes and failures, threats to the press, whatever comes up. Media Chinwag is edited by Scott MacLeod, professor of practice, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo; MacLeod is also managing editor of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs.

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Note about the Media Chinwag header: Detail from The Newsboy, circa 1933, Mabel A. Hewit (1903-1984). Woodcut. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey in memory of Mabel A. Hewit 2004.