Category: LIFE IN THE CHANNELS

Latest breaking news and information about mediterranean televisions and institutions

ISRAEL / i24news arrives in the United Arab Emirates

i24news

The Israeli news channel i24news recently opened a permanent office in Dubai’s Media City (UAE), becoming the first Israeli channel to be broadcast in the country. The move is part of the 2020 Abraham Accords, two normalization agreements signed by the two countries, and follows the inauguration of the first Israeli embassy in the Persian …

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MOROCCO / End of sitcoms on public television

SNRT

The chair of the Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de la Télévision (SNRT), Fayçal Laâraïchi, announced to the Moroccan Parliament that by 2024, public Moroccan television would no longer be showing sitcoms. The CEO of SNRT added that the measure would “offer Moroccans new ways of viewing broadcast content, in order to meet their expectations.” Sitcoms would …

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ALGERIA / Chabane Lounakel, new Director General of EPTV

Mr. Chabane Lounakel

Mr. Chabane Lounakel is the new Director General of EPTV, the Algerian public television (formerly ENTV). His appointment was formalised at the channel’s headquarters, in the presence of Amar Belhimer, Minister of Communication and Government Spokesman. The Minister declared that this appointment responded to “national, regional and international media challenges which require everyone’s mobilization and …

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MOROCCO / A new public broadcasting hub coming soon

Othman El Ferdaous

Moroccan Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Othman El Ferdaous, recently announced on Al Aoula evening news programme, Morocco’s public broadcaster, that a new public broadcasting hub would be created, combining the Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision (SNRT), Soread 2M and Medi1TV. According to Média24, “the government plans to position SNRT as a holding company for all public channels …

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TURKEY / TRT celebrates its 57th anniversary

TRT

The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) has celebrated its 57th anniversary. Created on May 1st 1964, at first as a state broadcaster, TRT today has 17 television channels, 16 radio stations, two websites (trt.net.tr and trtvotworld.com – which is translated into 41 languages and local dialects, including TRT World and TRT Deutsch) and five print newspapers. Broadcast across Turkey …

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JORDAN / Roya TV celebrates its 10th anniversary by launching the Roya Media Group

Roya Media Group

Roya TV has launched the Roya Media Group (RMG). Using the slogan #New_World, the Jordanian broadcaster wants to target all segments of the local, regional and international community. By consolidating all of its services in a single entity, the new group hopes to strengthen its market presence as a regional audiovisual powerhouse. The aim is …

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ISRAEL / “Les Grandes Gueules Moyen-Orient”, the new programme from i24news

Les Grandes Gueules Moyen-Orient

The latest addition to the French version of Israel’s i24news promises “debates, opinions, and confrontations”. Launched at the end of January, the “Grandes Gueules Moyen-Orient” gives debating airtime to all sections of society – the basic requirement being “a strong temperament”. From Tel Aviv to Paris, via New York, Washington and Dubai, the channel tries to tackle …

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