Is the maltreatment is male reporter ok? Why we are focusing on women? Maltreatment on any journalist while they are doing their job is not accepted.Do approved threads have to be justified each time ta 7adder 7ale next time? The purpose is stated above. I suppose I thought the harassment and maltreatment of women in media deserved deeper conversation than just video shares in an updates thread. Perhaps about the systemic/representational issues that turn some people into misogynistic ****s when they encounter a woman they disagree with. Like, I really don't think Samir Sfeir would've been screaming "3ohr" at a male reporter like a goddamn lunatic and I don't think the men gesturing at Rima Hamdan would've done that to a (straight) male reporter. And I think it'd be fun (yikes) to discuss it with other Lebanese on these here interwebs. But maybe I'm wrong and this really isn't the space for it. Who says it isn't women-friendly
Separately, I know this is less relevant for members who mostly use this site conversationally, but the oroom often pops up as a top hit in a google search when looking for really niche Lebanon-related things. So I thought a thread would be a helpful one-stop-shop for those of us who usually use this site as that kind of resource.
Now we have to define what maltreatment is. I would say when people refuse to talk to a reporter because they don't like the tv channel, is not a maltreatment. When a reporter insist on making interviews and people start making noise around her and express their annoyance from her tv station is not a maltreatment. As long as there is no physical harassment, equipment destruction or violence there is not called maltreatment. It's perfectly legal for any protestor to refuse interviewing or being rude to a reporter especially if the tv station she/he works for is creating rumors, spreading lies, and making up stories about the revolution. Let alone that the reporter is provocative and tries to "تشتري المشكل" all the time.
Check the title of this video from OTV and see the content. It's like those YouTube videos that are attracting viewers by using a controversial video to get the most hits possible while its content has nothing to do with it.