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Media Under Fire: Grim Arab World Case Studies

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.01.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Arab media face major hardships with journalists on the receiving end of gross violations at the hands of authorities, armed groups, militias and others.

Jordan's Media at 'Dead End,' Laws Restrictive: Study

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.30.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Jordan's media are at a dead end and its laws are hampering journalists from working in an open environment, a report on freedom in that country revealed. One glaring issue from the "Dead End" statistics comparing results for 2013 and 2014 was that self-censorship had increased.

Critics Skewer Arab Regimes for Stifling Press Freedom

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The dust had barely settled following harsh criticism of his government, when Moroccan journalist Taoufik Bouachrine was slapped with a real estate and sales fraud charge and sentenced to six months in prison.