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Regulatory Authority Alleges Bias in Tunisian State-Run Media
Tunisia's newly-created media regulatory authority today denounced multiple government appointments to state-run media organizations, calling the individuals appointed biased, according to Friday press statements. In a Friday press conference, the Independent High Authority for Audiovisual Communication (known by the French acr...

Tunisian Media Ethics Questioned in Coverage of Brahmi Assassination
The professionalism and news-gathering practices of Tunisia’s media outlets have been criticized by the country’s leading journalists' union and HAICA, Tunisia’s new media regulatory authority. The assassination of Mohamed Brahmi on July 25 and the ensuing political crisis in Tunisia has brought renewed scrutiny to th...

Salafists: Tunisia’s Newest TV Stars
Some of this year’s popular Ramadan television dramas bring a new type of character to Tunisian living rooms: bearded, religious, conservative “Salafists.” During Ramadan, Tunisian TV channels are flooded by programming aired especially during the holiday, including a variety of sitcoms and dramas. Tunisians wait for the holy mont...

Tunisian National TV Accused of Pro-Ennahda Bias
Yesterday, at the end of the 8pm news of the Tunisian National TV (Wataniya), one sentence captured the ears of many Tunisians and caused them to take actions accordingly, with people on Facebook and Twitter calling for protests and demonstrations in front of the TV channel’s headquarters. Hamdi Ghidawi reported about the Constituent Assembly...