National TV and government broadcasting policies in the Arab countries have been experiencing dramatic changes for more than a decade, but challenges remain. At a time when high hopes are raised by the revolutions in Arab countries, the present book is crucial. The real, sometimes overwhelming changes observed in the national broadcasting in many Arab countries are more likely the result of the progressive evolution of broadcasting than a sudden and brutal mutation. Senior scholars and authors of distinguished writings on medias in Arab countries provide here a state-of-the-art analysis of the situation of national television, and address the following central question: What do the Arab national broadcastings say today about public policy in this sector and about political opening? The contributors to this volume deal with the reforms of public broadcasting organizations, relationships between national, private and public actors in this sector, and finally the evolution, perspectives and issues of national broadcasting. Published 11 Jan 2013.