Reforms in the Moroccan Media: Gains and Uncertainties

BY YASSER AZIZ

The reforms shaping Morocco’s media sector since the beginning of the millennium have been characterised by a unique set of features which differentiate them from similar experiments in the Southern Mediterranean. Morocco’s experience of the past few years differs markedly...


The Democracy of the Margins

INTERVIEW WITH YEHIA QALASH

Yehia Qalash, head of the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate, has warned against homogenizing the media and ‘turning the media into one universal voice’. He asserts that preserving plurality in the media landscape is an absolute necessity and that any attempt to restore the...

Libyan Media Pay the Price for the Civil War

COMMENT BY YASSER AZIZ

On February 17th 2011, an uprising in Libya overthrew the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. This stimulated hope amongst Libyan journalists and media practitioners that this change might also lead to an independent and pluralistic media industry. These hopes are now fading,...

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