Home » Media's Future»

Zahle, Lebanon (Credit: Wikipedia)

Lebanon’s media council, the National Audiovisual Media Council, wants “all news websites” including blogs to “register” with the council, Now Lebanon reported.

The council, which was established in 1996, explained to Now Lebanon that it wants online news sites to develop an ethics code and work with the council on creating a media law to govern the news sites and their regulation.

You May Also Like...

Giant footprint fireworks in Beijing Olympics opening ceremony 'faked'

While the council argued it is trying to “protect, not censor, online media,” Now Lebanon reported that “bloggers and free speech activists” question the move and potential censorship.

Read more about this issue here.

Submit a tip / Report a problem

Lebanon Media Council to Regulate, Register Blogs, News Websites?

Share this article:

Comments Terms and Conditions

  • We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which harass, libel, use coarse language and profanity.
  • We moderate comments especially when there is conflict or negativity among commenters.
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *