Diraya.media is an educational platform that compiles case studies of media activism in the MENA region and offers media literacy resources that build on these practices. This educational resource is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about media activism in the region and to apply the knowledge from these case studies in their classrooms and organizations.

Case Studies

Fe-Male | Lebanon

Iraqi Network for Social Media | Iraq

International Middle East Media Center | Palestine

Mada Masr | Egypt

Inkyfada | Tunisia

My.Kali | Jordan

A Message for Media Activists

Listen to experienced media activists sharing their vision for the future.


Diraya.media invites you to learn with media activists in the MENA region. Lesson plans based on the case studies above can be easily implemented in schools, universities, and in media trainings.


Article published about Diraya.media in IJoC
Article published about Diraya.media in IJoC Read the open access article published by the International Journal of Communication online: Seuferling, Philipp; Forsler, Ingrid; King, Gretchen; Löfgren, Isabel; and Saati, Farah (2023). Diraya.media—Learning Media Literacy with and from Media Activists. International Journal of Communication, 17: 901–919. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/20058 دِراية | Copyright © 2020 Diraya
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Online Launch Event on December 10, 2020

Watch the video archive from our online launch event for the Diraya project held on December 10, 2020!

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Student Survey

Coming soon, the students’ survey!

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Diraya means “know-how” in Arabic. We are a team of media researchers and educators from Lebanon and Sweden working together to strengthen media literacy practices by learning from media activists in the MENA region.

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