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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a key market for Eutelsat, with great potential for growth, exciting technical challenges and considerable scope for innovative solutions. As a historical partner of leading MENA operators, committed to developing universal access to the main...
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Monday, December 1, 2014
This study aims to evaluate the performance of Al-Jazeera Channel using two major indicators–objectivity and professionalism. The study was based on a survey conducted in nineteen Arab countries on a sample of 611 Ph.D. holders specializing in political science and media. The results show variation...
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Sunday, December 1, 2013
This study investigates patterns of consumption of Arab Spring–related content using a unique data set constructed by combining archived Twitter content with metadata drawn from the URL shortening service Bit.ly. This data set allows to explore two critical research questions: First, were links...
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Sunday, December 1, 2013
This report on the 2013 programme of the Ethical Journalism Network covers a period of intense activity following the launch of the Network in 2012. During 2013, the Network has carried out activities in Egypt, Tunisia, Myanmar, Costa Rica, Hungary, Indonesia, Turkey and Pakistan, as well as...
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Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The World Trends report examines progress as regards press freedom, including in regard to gender equality, and makes sense of the evolution of media actors, news media institutions and journalistic roles over time. The report also contains an in-depth examination of the gender-related aspects of...
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Social media in the Arab world before the recent revolutions had been described as marginal, alternative and elitist, and their impact minimal because of the low penetration rates of the internet. The 2011 events across the Arab world have brought ‘social media’ to the forefront, with many...
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Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The improvements in the Arab world were the most significant findings of Freedom of the Press 2012: A Global Survey of Media Independence, an annual index published by Freedom House since 1980. The gains came on the heels of eight consecutive years of decline in the global average press freedom...
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Saturday, December 1, 2012
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Following the outbreak of widespread fighting in July 2014, the media environment in Libya has fundamentally changed; Libyan journalists are now more likely to correspond with each other from cafes in Amman, Istanbul, Cairo and Tunis, not from Tripoli and Benghazi. The country is embroiled in a...
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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Freedom of the Press 2015, the latest edition of an annual report published by Freedom House since 1980, found that global press freedom declined in 2014 to its lowest point in more than 10 years. The rate of decline also accelerated drastically, with the global average score suffering its largest...
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
Global press freedom has fallen to its lowest level in over a decade, according to the latest edition of Freedom House’s press freedom survey. The decline was driven in part by major regression in several Middle Eastern states, including Egypt, Libya, and Jordan; marked setbacks in Turkey, Ukraine...
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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