Dr. Mohammed Omer has PhD in media communications. His research focuses on culture and children TV production in Middle East. Previously he has reported as a journalist from Middle East for numerous media outlets, including: The New York Times, Al Jazeera, Vice, the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, New Statesman, Pacifica Radio, The Nation, Inter Press Service, Free Speech Radio News Vermont Guardian, Middle East Eye, the Norwegian Morgenbladet, and Dagsavisen, the Swedish dailies Dagen Nyheter; and Aftonbladet; the Swedish magazine Arbetaren, the Basque daily Berria; and the German daily Junge Welt; and the Finish magazine Ny Tid. He tweets @mogaza
Dr. Omer was awarded seven international awards including the prestigious 2007 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.