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Algerian National Media: Freedom at a Cost

Fatima el-Issawi

LSE Middle East Centre Report


Abstract

This report on Algerian national media and political change is part of the ‘Arab National Media and Politics: Democracy Revisited’ project, examining the relationship between Arab traditional mass media and the political sphere within the broad subject area of political change in the Arab world. Based on a series of around 30 in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with journalists and media stakeholders in Algeria, as well as analysis of media regulation and individual case studies, this report looks at the role played by national media – radio, television and print – in widening, or restricting, public debate under a competitive authoritarian system.


About the Author

Dr Fatima el-Issawi is Visiting Senior Fellow in the LSE Department of International Development and Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of Essex. She was previously Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre.


 

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