In the PRESS


• mentions post about construction corruption.

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• Radio Interview on Sawt El Mada about the blog & the books (the beginning is missing but you get an idea! :))

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Interview & Article in Gulf News by Samia Badih about the blog & books.

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The September 2010 wallpapers mentioned on!

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Interview about the launch of Amalgam vol.2 on Future TV morning show.


Article about launch of Amalgam vol. 2 in L’Orient le Jour

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Review on about Amalgam vol. 2 in English by Willy Lowry.

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Review on about Amalgam vol. 2 in Arabic by Maroun Salhani.

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Article on about launch of Amalgam vol. 2.

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Report by Toni Tawk on Al Hurra about Amalgam. (coming soon)


Article by Eliana Maakaroun in Al Balad French version about Amalgam vol. 2

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Article in Al Akhbar newspaper about the launch of Amalgam vol. 2

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Video from the launch of Amalgam vol. 2 at Art Lounge.


Interview about Amalgam vol. 2 on Kitab, MTV with Karen Boustany.

Pt. 1

Pt. 2


Article by Hanadi Al Deiri in Annahar about the launch Amalgam vol. 2

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Article by Samia Badih in Gulf News about Building a Career on the web.

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Report by Farah Alameh on Mazaj, Future News TV, about Amalgam.


Article in Trait D’Union, French newspaper in Tripoli about exhibition at the French Culture Center of Tripoli.

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Mention of blog in Communicate magazine, June issue.

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Mention of blog opposing opinion regarding Lebanese ITC law draft in Al Akhbar newspaper.

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Report about CC Salon on Mazaj Future TV, along with Toni Yammine from Meen.

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Article about feminist comics in Lebanon in Spanish on the online magazine Periodismo humano.

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Amalgam mentioned on Talk of the Town show on mtv about the satirical participation to the Crest competition.


Parking satirical stickers mentioned in Al Akhbar newspaper.

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Amalgam Saida exhibition opening covered in Al Balad and Annahar newspapers.

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Amalgam the book covered in L’Officiel magazine April issue.

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Interview on mtv about the blog, book, exhibitons, comics, illustrations and life. Here it is in 2 parts:


Interview on BBC Arabic, about the blogging experience in Lebanon compared to other Arab countries. Here it is:

For the full episode, check out fellow blogger Samer Karam’s post who was also interviewed.


Interview on Future TV with Amer Tabsh in their morning show along with Ayman Itani & Samer Karam. Here it is in 3 parts:


Lecture and workshop at AUB covered in AUB’s Bulletin news.

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Article about Amalgam exhibition at the CCF in L’hebdo magazine

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Article about Amalgam in Al Akhbar newspaper. Thank you Sanaa!

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Thank you to TéléLiban who filmed Amalgam exhibition at the CCF and aired a report about it in their morning show “صباح الخير يا لبنان”

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Thank you to who have covered the CCF exhibition in their arts & culture page!

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A big thank you to Jenny Saleh for both features! Reminder: The exhibition at CCF in ongoing until Dec 22, so if you did not visit yet, it’s not too late! 😉 No posts today, as I am preparing you some “surprises” for the holiday season! Stay tuned!

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Interview on Nataloo Show on New TV with Lebanese Minister of Tourism Fadi Abboud.

Part 1:

Part 2:

Thanks to Christine, Nathalie & all the team of the show who made this happen.

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I was delighted to be the first artist chosen by Agenda Culturel to introduce their new section: illustrated Q & A’s

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Presentation of the blog and book at the 1st Arab Creative Commons Salon in Amman in front of Prince Ali from Jordan, Joi Ito, and many others. Amazing experience.

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Article about amalgam among ‘favourite features’ on TimeOut Beirut website.

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Interview with Laurence Le Saux for French comics site

On the homepage:

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The article:

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Interview in Nahar Ashabab (Annahar supplement) with Hanadi Deiri.

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Ain’t No Smoking 2nite poster in Daily Star.

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I accidentally came across this selection from the “Trip to Sannine” post, while going through the first magazine I picked up at the hairdresser: Elle Orientale’s October 2009 issue. Here is the page:

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Pecha Kucha 6 Beirut, presentation. Thank you so much Ayman for filming it!

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Interview with women magazine marie claire italy. Thank you Rossana Campisi for the feature simple smile In the PRESS

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I was fortunate to meet Ghada Azzi, managing editor of ArabAd magazine at the book signing. Below is an interview I had with her. Thank you so much Ghada simple smile In the PRESS

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Radio Interview with le mouv’

Laurence Le Saux, french journalist, got in touch with me for an interview about the book, that she saw at Virgin.

We met at Torino Café in Gemmayzé, where I also got to meet Emilie Mazoyer, who interviewed me for the french radio le mouv’. You can listen to the interview here.

I’m also posting you the interview right below (Thank you so much Patrick Semaan for helping me with this!)

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Interview with French magazine Télé

As for Laurence’s interview for Télé, you can see it here.

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Interview with TimeOut Beirut’s Natasha Dirani: A day out to the Silk Museum of Bsous.

On the cover!!

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On the 1st page!

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The way too nice article! (Thank you so much Natasha!) Click to enlarge

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Interview about book release on Future TV, in their morning show with Ghada Abou Adal.

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15/09/2009 – 16-09/2009

A successful meeting of many Lebanese bloggers in T-Marbouta organized by Mission Culturelle Française in collaboration with RFI (Radio France Internationale) and Rue89. Event was covered by several media, which you can find below. (Click on images or links to view/hear them). Event was followed  the next day by a radio interview, featuring Samer Karam from Blogging Beirut, David Hury from Chroniques Beyrouthines, Tarek Chemaly from Beirut NTSC, and Jad Bitar and myself.

French Albalad’s coverage:

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Rue89’s coverage:

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RFI: (Click here to listen to the interview)

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Other websites/blogs:‘s coverage of the event

Blogging Beirut‘s coverage of the event

Beirut NTSC‘s coverage of the event

Plus961‘s coverage of the event

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Interview with L’Orient-le-Jour. Thank you Colette Khalaf. It was lovely to meet you and talk to you! simple smile In the PRESS (Click on image to enlarge)

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Interview with albalad newspaper. Thank you Farid Kamar, reading it was very encouraging to me!

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Article about the book by Nada Akl on Thank you Nada!

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Interview with the very lovely Paola Salwan from Café Thawra. I was very glad to meet a proactive and committed lady, working for women’s rights!

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Article about the blog & book in al akhbar newspaper.

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Report about the book signing event on Rotana News.

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Report about the book signing event on Future News morning show. Thank you Tanya!

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Interview with Chris Sisserian for The Daily Star. Click here to read or click on the image below to enlarge it. Thank you Chris!

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Interview about the book launching with Karen Boustany, Kitab sequence, on MTV.

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Maya Zankoul’s Amalgam Book on NOW Lebanon’s Summer Reading list. Thanks Maya & Tim!

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Maya Zankoul’s Amalgam Book in L’Orient Littéraire, litterature supplement with the newspaper L’Orient le Jour. Thanks Alex!

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Maya’s Amalgam in a report on Future TV at 8.45 am in ‘أخبار الصباح’ morning show.

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17/06/2009 in Al Balad newspaper.

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Live interview and report about Maya’s Amalgam on AL HURRA channel, Al Yowm program, at 9.15 pm with Mona Wehbe, report by Roula Najem. Thank you for making this experience that I was dreading so lovely and easy! You were wonderful!

Part 1:

Part 2:

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Comics from Maya’s Amalgam & were showcased on LBC news. Find below the report:


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In an article about lebanese elections, Nathalie Bontems quoted Maya’s Amalgam on

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Interview with THE DAILY STAR newspaper. Thank you Marc Abi Zeid!

Click on the image below to see it in full size.

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Maya’s Amalgam in Sawt Al Shabab supplement distributed with Al Akhbar and Al Nahar newspapers.

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Interview with THE NATIONAL newspaper. Thank you Rym Ghazal!

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Interview with NOWLEBANON. Thank you Maysam Ali for this lovely interview!

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An illustration from the blog has been used in an article from “les observateurs”.

You can check it on the link below:

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3 Responses to In the PRESS

  1. great blog says:

    great blogg !!
    i’ve been browsing it for more than an hour havent done a lot of work :S anyway i like the family name one keep the good work tc

  2. D.R.Bouloot says:

    gifted, talented, revolutionist, evolusionist …but in a very calm, peaceful, polite character using a very explicit, creative expressive tool … this is how i can describe u maya as a person and as artist too…good luck ..!

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