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Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In September 2013, ARTICLE 19 examined the Draft Law No 31.13 on the Right of Access to Information of Morocco (Draft Law). This is the second time in less than six months that ARTICLE 19 has analysed draft legislation on the right to information from Morocco. In April 2013, ARTICLE 19 published...
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September, 27 2013
Case Studies, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Media Support
In January 2011, the people of Tunisia were the first in a number of countries in the Arab region to push through a regime change where former president Ben Ali was forced to step down. In its wake followed a newfound freedom of expression and a widened space for media outlets to work independently...
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December, 01 2011
Case Studies, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Media Support
Addressing information needs among refugees as well as among host communities is a complex undertaking. It requires thorough assessment and tailored responses that take into account diverse issues including culture, language, education levels, the host environment and a tentative time frame of the...
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August, 21 2014
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Media Support
In light of the instability and unpredictability of the situation in Yemen, International Media Support (IMS) carried out a mission to the country in December 2011. The aim of the mission was to assess the overall situation of Yemeni media and their needs and challenges in the period ahead. This...
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January, 14 2012
Case Studies, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Media Support
After three years of political transitions, media across the Middle East and North Africa are still left with the immense challenge of reforming past institutions, laws, and minds. But what does it take to build the solid foundations that professional, independent media sectors depend on? In a...
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December, 01 2014
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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International Media Support
During the reign of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya has rated as one of the least free countries in the Arab region – also in terms of freedom of expression. In the now liberated north-eastern part of Libya, all media outlets were tightly controlled by the regime. Most media workers interviewed by IMS in...
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December, 01 2011
Case Studies
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EU
Jordan was the first country in the Arab World to adopt a right to information law when it adopted Law No. 47 for the Year 2007 Guaranteeing the Right to Obtain Information (the right to information law or Law). This was an advantage inasmuch as Jordan started the process of opening up earlier than...
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May, 01 2016
Case Studies
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MedMedia
News values and priorities, the choice of language and images, and the overall journalistic framing of individuals and issues all come together in a complex process to produce particular representations of women and men in public life. This project aims to intervene in that process, to make visible...
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December, 12 2016
Case Studies
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BBC Media Action
Much has been written about the media in Libya and Tunisia following the revolutions of 2011, most of it focused on the role of social media, mobile telephony and the internet, as well as on rapidly proliferating private media. There has been little research, however, that looks at the media...
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December, 12 2016
Legislation, Reports and Analysis
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Internews
This report looks at some of the challenges during Mubarak’s presidency. Here the media especially faced substantial legal and regulatory challenges that limited their independence and ability to criticise and hold the government to account. These controls remain largely in place today. To create a...
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December, 01 2011

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