Accession Number:

ADA224200

Title:

A Comparison of Censorship, Control, and Freedom of the Press in Israel and Egypt: An Update from the Journalists' Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

107.0

Abstract:

The paper explores government censorship and control of the press in both Egypt and Israel. It gives an historical overview of how and why government controls evolved in each nation, and provides analysis regarding the state of freedom of the press from the point of view of journalists currently working in each locality. The author analyzes the conditions under which constraints have been imposed and provides observations regarding what conditions must come to exist for press freedom to be expanded. Keywords Mass media Newspapers Public affairs Public relations Journalism Israel Egypt propaganda Press.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE