Ahmad Salman: a Lucky Guy
Posted on 2008 Oct,28

After graduating from Boston University with a Masters in Management Information Systems, Ahmad Salman joined As-Safir newspaper to establish its IT department and launch its online portal in 1994. In 2005, Salman became the General Manager of this prominent Lebanese daily.


“You can dislike some art but why would you hate any artists.”


What kills you most?


What gets you up in the morning?


What happened to your childhood dreams?

Still working on them.

What distinguishes you from others?

My ‘self’.

What do you need most?


Do you think that anyone can become an artist?

Everyone actually is.

Where are you from?

Where my beloved ones are.

Do you feel your situation is enviable?


What have you given up on?

Extra luggage.

What do you do with your money?

Spend it.

What moves you?


What are your favourite pleasures?

Adventures, spending time with the ones I love.

What would you like to receive for your birthday?

Never had a clue.

Name three living artists that you hate most?

Cliché: You can dislike some art but why would you hate any artists.

What or whom do you defend?

The Right to exist.

What are you capable of refusing?


What are you capable of doing in the name of love?


What are you blamed for?

Being polite.

What does art bring to you?


Who do you think you are?

A lucky guy.

What drives you nuts?


Write your own epitaph?

Good memories and love.

Under what form would you like to come back as?

I don’t.

What was the last book you read?

“Confessions of an EHM” by John Perkins.

Do you like animals?


Why did you choose media?

My father did.

Who is the woman of your dream?

Which dream?

What is your philosophy in life?

“Take it easy, have faith”.

What is the most important thing in your life?

My integrity.

Talk to an alien.

Misinterpretation of the facts.