Magharebia (Washington DC)

20 November 2012

Tunisia Plans Independent Media Authority

Tunisia will mark International Human Rights Day on December 10th by officially launching an independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication, TAP reported on Monday (November 19th). President Moncef Marzouki met Monday with representatives of public and private media to discuss the initiative.

Members of the new body will reportedly be independent from political parties and business circles, and have no connections with the former regime.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Magharebia. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.