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Jordan

Jordan, or as it is officially known The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, has been among the few Arab countries that enjoys a lively and reasonably diverse media environment. Jordan is a Middle Eastern country with a population of more than 9 million citizens, of which the majority are Arabs. The country’s official language is Arabic, although English is widely spoken and understood, and the majority’s religion is Islam. The country, which sits strategically in Southwest Asia, sharing borders with Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the West Bank, has been working toward internal media reform to such an extent that a number of media scholars and practitioners believe that Jordan’s media landscape has drastically changed since the 1990s. Unlike most Arab countries suffering from media ...

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