Media Policy Change in North Africa and the Middle East

Political change in several countries of North Africa and the Middle East has led to a debate on media policy reform in these countries. Here we are gathering and categorizing proposals for media policy change, and actors that are trying to trigger and influence this change. Contributors to this section have included Gretchen King, Ilana Hanukov and Jocelyn Harrington (all McGill University).

Title Category Additional Type
The Association for Civil Rights in Israel Organizational Actors Civil Society Organization
Cynthia Wong People
A Media Policy for Iraq Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Agadir Agreement Policy Document Treaty/Convention/Agreement
Arab Charter of Human Rights Policy Document Treaty/Convention/Agreement
Arab Media and Sustainable Development Capacity-Building Action Plan (2001) Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Article 19 Comment on the Iraq Draft Informatics Crimes Law Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Audiovisual Media Law of the Kingdom of Jordan Policy Document Law
B'Tselem 2009 Activity Report Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
B'Tselem 2010 Activity Report Policy Document Report/position paper/brief
Closing Declaration of the Round Table on Community Media and Sustainable Development (Marrakesh 2004) Policy Document Declaration/Plan of Action
Comments on the Draft Decrees Making up the Tunisian Press Law Policy Document Non-binding policy statement/input

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