4:03am , Wednesday 19th December 2018

Hamida El Bour

Board member

Currently associate professor of journalism at the Institut de Presse et des Sciences de l’Information (IPSI) of La Manouba University in Tunisia after a stint at CEO of the country’s public news agency TAP. El Bour has been a leader in journalism and journalism education for 13 years in Tunisia and an avid promoter of investigative reporting. She has trained students and professionals in journalism, gender, media, and politics, all subjects that are within her research interests. She was instrumental in development of a master’s degree program in investigative journalism at IPSI and a founding member of the Tunisian Association of Investigative Journalism. She is the editor of a book on public media in the Arab countries (2013), co-editor of a handbook on covering politics (2013), co-editor  of a book on being journalist in a globalized communication context (2014), and co-editor of a book on investigative journalism (2015).