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Here are my top five recommendations for fellow media entrepreneurs launching startups of their own, drawing from lessons learned during my time with MADRAJ and from working with our innovators.

Participants of "digital news strategy" event conducted by MADRAJ and supported by UNESCO Amman

MADRAJ concludes the "Digital Strategy for News Media Products" workshop

Seventeen Jordanian journalist representing thirteen different media organisations concluded Thursday a” Digital Strategy for News media Products” workshop in Amman.
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MADRAJ Concludes the First Stage

MADRAJ Concludes the First Stage of “Towards Digital and Sustainable Media” Program



MADRAJ is a profitable organization providing innovative and sustainable media solutions for media start-ups and institutions. MADRAJ aims to promote the idea development of young and female journalists, provides solutions, and tools, and transforms new ideas or existing start-ups into successful and sustainable digital projects. We provide a platform for fresh ideas through our media incubator, and we aspire to empower existing media start-ups through providing acceleration consultation, as well as backing our services with media research.




An Arab ecosystem that supports media start-ups build sustainable digital, independent, and community-based businesses led by youth and women.


Empowering innovative journalists and media entrepreneurs in the Levant region to independent digital content and quality journalism.


Inspire emerging journalists and media entrepreneurs in Jordan and the Levant to build their digital sustainable...

Work closely with independent media outlets to produce creative digital content, and mentor existing media start-ups...

Provide a variety of consultation services, including media research, institutional assessments, digitization process...


Rawan Jayousi during one of MADRAJ's workshops


This article was originally published on ijnet.org on April 10, 2023


Seventeen Jordanian journalist representing thirteen different media...


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