Naseem Tarawnah is senior writer at Jordan Business Magazine, Jordan’s premier corporate magazine, and general manager of 7iber.com, an independent Jordanian online platform for citizen-generated content founded in 2007. 7iber.com offers an alternative to mainstream and state-run media, seeking to better inform its audience on unreported Jordanian issues as well as providing local perspectives and first-hand accounts of news, politics, arts and culture. Naseem also runs one of Jordan’s most prominent blogs black-iris.com, which recently won a Brass Crescent award as the best Middle East blog. He graduated in political science and economics from York University in Canada in 2007 and completed an MSc in public policy at the London School of Economics in 2009. He now lives in Jordan. He was a Jordanian youth representative at the 2008 Middle East World Economic Forum.