JORDAN: Dead Sea Declaration Gives boost to Community Media in MENA region

More than 120 community radio activists from 14 Arab countries gathered at the lowest spot on Earth to talk about the challenges of producing, broadcasting and sustaining community owned media, especially radio. A declaration, the Dead Sea Declaration, issued by the participants called for an “enabling legal and administrative environment that supports and sustains the work of these radio stations

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Egypt, transparency and rights: “MY RIGHT TO KNOW” Campaign

Three years after the revolutionary movement which called a halt to the past regime, the situation of Egyptian media achieved great success on several fronts. Above all, the issue of liberalization of media became more popular among all the layers of society. Nevertheless Egyptian civil society and media remain under pressure. The experience of democratic transitions in other countries shows

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