No 10


Arab Press Review

(MEES Translation)

Satellite TV And Democracy

The following is an extract from article by Jordanian columnist Mahmud al-Rimawi entitled The Media And Political Reform appeared in the 'Amman daily al-Rai on 28 February.

With the unofficial trial opening of al-'Arabiya satellite television station broadcasting from Dubai, the electronic media in the Arab world has notched up another important and distinguished achievement, extending the dissemination of...