Nacer-Eddine Layadi

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pp. 285-302

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17 pages

17. Algeria

The Costs of Clientelism

Chapter of: Arab Media Systems(pp. 285–302)
This chapter highlights Algeria’s media development, which is shaped by trajectories of French colonialism and a socialist-clientelist regime of governance since the 1960s. The rich history of media is contrasted by major challenges to the media on the political, economic, and professional level.