Sources



Electronic Intifada’s section on the Media is available in English:

http://electronicintifada.net/themedia.shtml

 

Documents by Arab Press Freedom Watch are available in Arabic and English:

http://www.apfw.org/indexarabic.asp?txtSearchText=%DD%E1%D3%D8%ED%E4&btnSearch=%C8%CD%CB

http://www.apfw.org/indexenglish.asp?txtSearchText=palestine

 

The 2004 report by Arab Press Freedom Watch “The State of the Arab Media: Freeing the Arab media from state control” is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.apfw.org/data/annualreports/2004/english/2004annualreport.pdf

 

Articles and documents by Article 19 are available in English:

http://www.article19.org/search-results/index.html?freetext=Palestine

 

Information on press freedom violations by the Committee to Protect Journalists is available in English:

http://www.cpj.org/regions_07/mideast_07/mideast_07.html - israel

 

The 2006 annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists on attacks on the press is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/mideast06/isr06.html

http://www.cpj.org/attacks06/lang/attacks2006arb.pdf

 

Other and earlier reports by the Committee to Protect Journalists is available in English:

http://68.164.138.78/search?q=Palestine&site=publicwebsite&client=publicwebsite&
proxystylesheet=publicwebsite&output=xml_no_dtd&btnG=Search+CPJ

 

Documents by the International Freedom of Expression eXchange are available in English and Arabic:

http://www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/227/

http://www.hrinfo.net/ifex/alerts/palestine/

 

Documents of the International Federation of Journalists are available in English:

http://www.ifj.org/default.asp?issue=mainresult&Language=EN

 

The Palestinian Press and Publication Law is available on the IJNet in English:

http://ijnet.org/Director.aspx?P=MediaLaws&ID=303243&LID=4

 

The annual World Press Freedom Review by the International Press Institute is available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/freedom_detail.html?country=/KW0001/KW0004/KW0101/

 

Other and earlier documents by the International Press Institute are available in English:

http://www.freemedia.at/cms/ipi/search.html?query=Palestine

 

Second report on Internet in the Arab World “Implacable adversaries: Arab Governments and the Internet” by Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.openarab.net/en/reports/net2006/palestine.shtml

http://www.openarab.net/reports/net2006/palestine.shtml

 

Documents by the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms are available on the website of Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) in Arabic:

http://www.hrinfo.net/palestine/mada/

 

Other documents on Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (HRInfo) are available in Arabic:

http://www.hrinfo.net/palestine/

 

A 2006 report on “Restructuring radio broadcasting in Arab Countries” by the Institut Panos in Paris is available in English:

http://www.panosparis.org/fichierProdGB/fichierProd1486.pdf

 

The IREX Media Sustainability in the MENA region is available in English, French, and Arabic:

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/MSI05_MENA_PL.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/french/MSI_MENA05_PLT_fr.pdf

http://www.irex.org/programs/MSI_MENA/2005/arabic/MSI05_MENA_pale_ar.pdf

 

Articles in English on the website of Arab Media & Society on Palestine include:

“‘Huge need for independent media’ in Middle East: Ammannet founder Daoud Kuttab”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=68

“Amal Jamal (2005): Media politics and democracy in Palestine: political culture, pluralism, and the Palestinian Authority”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=45

“Dor, Daniel (2005): The suppression of guilt. The Israeli media & the reoccupation of the West Bank.”

http://www.arabmediasociety.org/countries/index.php?c_article=46

 

The annual report by Reporters without Borders is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.rsf.org/country-43.php3?id_mot=155&Valider=OK

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/rapport_ar.pdf

 

The annual World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders is available in English:

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/cm2006_mo-2.pdf

 

A 2006 report of a fact finding mission in Gaza by Reporters Without Borders is available in English and Arabic:

http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/rapport_en_md.pdf

http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=20263

 

The Amnesty International Report 2007 is available in English and Arabic:

http://thereport.amnesty.org/eng/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Palestinian-Authority

http://thereport.amnesty.org/ara/Regions/Middle-East-and-North-Africa/Palestinian-Authority

 

Other documents by Amnesty International are available in English and Arabic:

http://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-pse/index

 

The annual Map of Press Freedom by Freedom House is available in English:

http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=251&year=2006

 

2007 Annual World Report by Human Rights Watch in English and Arabic:

http://hrw.org/englishwr2k7/docs/2007/01/11/isrlpa14707.htm

http://hrw.org/arabic/docs/2007/01/11/isrlpa14929.htm

 

Documents in English and Arabic by Human Rights Watch:

http://www.hrw.org/doc?t=mideast&c=isrlpa

 

Documents by International Crisis group in English and Arabic:

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2745&l=1

http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=2745&l=6

 

Statistics on internet use by Internet World Stats:

http://www.internetworldstats.com/middle.htm - ps