Michael Friedson

Michael Friedson

Michael Friedson, Co-founder and Executive Editor of The Media Line News Agency, a seasoned broadcast and print journalist with more than two decades of experience covering the Middle East oversees the work of the agency’s correspondents reporting from all parts of the region.

Michael hosted The Media Line’s nationally-syndicated Mideast Week radio program and appears daily as commentator on radio programs airing around the world, including the BBC World Service, ABC Australia, CTV Canada; affiliates of America’s major networks, and a New Hampshire news station bloc where he’s a featured member of morning program.

Michael Friedson writes The Media Line’s highly acclaimed Mideast Daily News, a news blast that appears six times each week and is a fixture among government officials, policy makers, educators and those with an interest in staying abreast of news from the region. He is frequently called upon to brief leaders in both public and private sectors on the dynamics of the Middle East.

Michael is a popular participant in forums on the Middle East and international politics, and is often requested to present to study missions and professional seminars.
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Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on the devastating impact on the Israel economy as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, including that the government isn’t helping small businesses and the unemployed as much as in the U.S.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on the massive explosion that took place near the port of Beirut, Lebanon, and whether it was associated with bomb-making by Hezbollah, and the impact it will have on the regional economy.
Felice and Michael Friedson join Jim Blasingame to report on how the Palestine region is managing the coronavirus pandemic, and why that close neighborhood of countries could be problematic in social distancing effectiveness.