University of Technology, Australia
Saba Bebawi is a Professor of journalism who holds a PhD in international news and has published on media power and the role of media in democracy-building, in addition to investigative journalism in conflict and post-conflict regions. She is author of Media Power and Global Television News: The role of Al Jazeera English (2016); Investigative Journalism in the Arab World: Issues and Challenges (2016); and co-author with Mark Evans on The Future Foreign Correspondent (2019); in addition to co-editor of Social Media and the Politics of Reportage: The 'Arab Spring' (2014) and Data Journalism in the Global South (2020). Bebawi is an Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA Fellow (2018-2020) for a project on Developing an Arab Culture of Investigative Journalism. She is also Chief Investigator of an ARC Discovery Project (2018-2020) with Associate Professor Timothy Dwyer (USyd), Professor Derek Wilding (UTS), Dr Jonathon Hutchinson (USyd) and Dr Kari Karppinen (Helsinki), on a project titled Media Pluralism and Online News. Bebawi is founder and project director of the Foreign Correspondent Study Tour (FCST), funded by the Australian government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). She is also co-editor for the book series Palgrave Studies in Journalism and the Global South.