Media City Qatar lent its voice to the Eye on Qatar series, published by the Wall Street Journal in collaboration with the Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar. With a focus on Qatar's teeming opportunities and initiatives, the piece points to a dynamic and exciting ecosystem for media players.
CEO of MCQ, Sheikh Ali Bin Abdulla Bin Khalifa Al-Thani emphasizes the critical stage that Qatar's media ecosystem has reached, particularly after the global spotlight on the country in 2022: “We now find ourselves at a critical stage for Qatar’s media ecosystem. In 2022, sports and football gave us a global stage, enabling interaction with thousands of media representatives. MCQ is an emerging global home for media companies, innovators, and creative talent. Alongside global networks and streaming platforms, we have already launched Qatar Economic Forum to convene leaders and create new content. MCQ has also agreed on a multiyear deal with Group ONE Holdings to produce global content that spans original programming, studio shows, and eSports. These crucial partnerships aim to create a thriving media ecosystem that fosters the highest editorial and ethical standards, promotes open dialogue, and brings together the world’s most successful businesses, startups, and industry professionals.”
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