Regulatory Media Reform: The Legacy of the Past and Burdens in the Present

  • Fatima El-Issawi
Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication book series (PIPC)


This chapter presents the main features of media regulatory reform in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt, along with a comparative analysis of the trends and challenges thereof. Topics include media funding and ownership regulation, coercive legal dispositions, and attempts to liberate national media from the grip of Ministries of Information.


Radio Station Penal Code Media Sector Prison Sentence Media Outlet 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatima El-Issawi
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EssexEssexUK
  2. 2.London School of EconomicsLondonUK

Personalised recommendations