Dr Zahera Harb is Director of MA International Journalism Program at City, University of London Department of Journalism. She has published widely on Journalism and Politics in the Arab countries. Her recent publications include an edited collection titled Reporting the Middle East: The Practice of News in the 21st Century (IB Tauris 2017), She is co-editor of Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication and Associate editor of the internationally renowned academic journal Journalism Practice. Zahera served as member to the UK broadcast regulator Ofcom content board. She is board member trustee of the Ethical Journalism Network and Dart center Europe. She is member of Thomson Foundation consultancy board. She was a broadcast Journalist in her native country Lebanon and worked for local and International news organisations.