Arab National Media and Political Change: “Recording the by Fatima El-Issawi

By Fatima El-Issawi

This e-book examines the evolution of nationwide Arab media and its interaction with political swap, relatively in rising democracies within the context of the Arab uprisings. Investigated from a journalistic point of view, this study addresses the position performed by means of conventional nationwide media in consolidating rising democracies or in exacerbating their fragility inside of new political contexts. additionally analyzed are the methods reporters document approximately politics and variations of those media industries, drawing at the overseas studies of media in transitional societies. This examine builds on a box research led through the writer and carried out in the venture “Arab Revolutions: Media Revolutions,” masking Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt.

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Pdf. 53. aspx. 54. ERTU Law, Law No 13 of Year 1979 on the Egyptian Radio and Television Union, 1979. 55. org/join-the-debate. php/80/view/. 56. ,” alArabiya, June 18, 2014, accessed September 10, 2015, http://english. html. 57. Nathan Brown, “Can the Colossus be Salvaged? Egypt’s State-owned Press in a Post Revolutionary Environment,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, August 22, 2011. 58. aspx. 59. html. 60. Toby Mendel, “Political and Media Transitions in Egypt”. 61. It is defined by law as an “autonomous” agency reporting to the Egyptian government and its chair and members are appointed by the Prime Minister.

37 developments have been achieved: All of the new constitutions recognize the freedom of media and freedom of expression and prohibit censorship. The licensing system for printed publications finally allows for the launch of new publications owned by individuals through simple a notification process. Yet for every step forward, there is a step back: although prison sentences for offences committed by journalists in relation to their work were mostly rescinded, they have been re-imposed through laws or the new regime’s practices.

Nathan Brown, “Can the Colossus be Salvaged? Egypt’s State-owned Press in a Post Revolutionary Environment,” Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, August 22, 2011. 58. aspx. 59. html. 60. Toby Mendel, “Political and Media Transitions in Egypt”. 61. It is defined by law as an “autonomous” agency reporting to the Egyptian government and its chair and members are appointed by the Prime Minister. 62. Toby Mendel, “Political and Media Transitions in Egypt”. 63. Ibid. 64. Ibid. 65. p=108525&lang=en.

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