Alex Shams

Ajam Media Collective

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Writer for the blog Ajam Media Collective and a Master's student in Middle East Studies at Harvard University

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Ryan Seacrest is producing what sounds like another Kardashian spin-off for Bravo.

LA's Iranian Community Gets a Reality TV Show

Ryan Seacrest is producing what sounds like another Kardashian spin-off for Bravo.

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