Osama Siblani

  • 10 Nov 2015
  • 5:30 PM
  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts


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The journalist Osama Siblani has also become the voice of the Arab American community.  As a long-time publisher of ththe Arab American News, the largest Arab American print vehicle, Mr. Osama Sinblani has written for and interviewed in many media outlets, including: 

BusinessWeek, NPRABC News, CBS NewsBBC, CNNMSNBC, Al Jazeera & all Arab mediaFOX, PBSUSA Today, Wall Street JournalThe New York Times, The GuardianThe Washington Post, The Detroit Free PressThe Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles TimesThe Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe and MailNewsweek, The Weekly StandardThe New Yorker, Le Monde, and Le Republic.

Successive American administrations have sought Mr. Siblani's counsel at the White House on issues related to the Arab World He is a frequent lecturer on U.S.-Arab relations Siblani helped found the Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC) in Dearborn and the Congress of Arab American Organizations (CAAO), which is an organization with an unprecedented success at fostering cooperation among the community's many groups.

Mr. Siblani is the recipient of several awards from local and national prestigious entities.

He received the "Spirit of Diversity in Journalism" award from Wayne State University, He is the first to be inducted from an ethnic media outlet, and the second Arab American invited to Journalism's Hall of Fame after the induction of the legendary late Helen Thomas in 1993.

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