Yemeni press encyclopedia released [Archives:2003/649/Local News]

July 10 2003

The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate YJS last week celebrated the launching of a book titled 'Yemeni Press Encyclopedia' that took 6 years in finishing it.
The author of the encyclopedia, Mr. Abdul Wahab al-Muayed said the encyclopedia includes all the Yemeni press from the second half of the 19th century till the end of the 20th century.
The author has divided the encyclopedia into stages consisting of 8 chapters. The first chapter contained information for the period 1872-1940 and the second chapter for 1940-1962. In those chapters the author focused on press in the north and the south and the press of Yemenis abroad.
Chapter 4 includes the period 1962-1990 while the chapter 5 includes 1990-2000.
The chapter 6 and 7 tackle the journalist union during the unification stage. The book is considered an important reference for those working in journalism and people interested in it.
The encyclopedia consists of 668 medium -sized paper and is one of the important publications by the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate. Prime minister Abdulqader Bajammal has written the introduction of this good work.