Ayish, Dr. Muhammad
Media Advisor, National Media Council Abu Dhabi
Muhammad Ayish is currently a professor of communication at the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. He holds two bachelor degrees in broadcast journalism and English literature from the University of Missouri, Columbia, a master’s degree in international television from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a doctoral degree from the same university in international broadcasting and public diplomacy. He served as dean of the College of Communication, University of Sharjah from 2002-2008. He has over 50 articles and book chapters published in international journals and books. His most recent book is “The New Arab Public Sphere”. He also contributes a weekly column on media, culture and education to the daily The National newspaper published in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Since October 2010 he is also a member of the National Media Council, UAE.