Freepressers

Qatar newspaper challenges Al Jazeera, government restraints on press freedom

WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — Qatar has acknowledged that its media was dysfunctional. A leading Qatari newspaper reported on a debate within the emirate’s media community regarding freedom. The Doha-based Peninsula asserted that journalists were prevented from accessing official information as well as feared prosecution for investigative reporting. “What essentially ails the Qatari media — English […]