Saudi Prince Launches Arabic Robb Report
Could the future of magazines be in the Middle East? Saudi Arabia's Prince Faisal bin Salman, the Chairman of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group (SRMG), has created a new magazine through his Specialized Publishing company that is an Arabic translation of the magazine, "Robb Report." His company also has an Islamic finance magazine and translations of Italy's design magazine, Domus and is planning other translations including Better Homes and Gardens. He has also established a school for training journalists and other mediapeople. He also knows quite a bit about spending money, he races and breeds horses. The announcement of the magazine was made at the two-day meeting of the SRMG which looked at the challenges facing the media. Prince Faisal is enthusiastic about the future including the fate of print media.