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- Speaking to candidates for the next presidential election and to the media, in a communiqué issued earlier this week, ANIE President Mohamed Charfi reviewed  several topics, especially the good respect of the content of the Charter of Ethics by all parties and the organization of a television debate whose date has not yet been retained, recall El-Moudjahid (P.05) and Horizons (P.04). In addition, the information officer at the ANIE, Ali Draâ, said, during a press briefing held yesterday in Algiers, that the latter did not send any warning to any of the presidential candidates for no-compliance with the election campaign program or the Ethics Charter, information relayed by almost all of the newspapers published today.

- Ali Draâ, also announced the installation of listening offices to ensure compliance with the charter of Ethics for Electoral Practices by private channels, as the problem does not arise for public channels, reports Horizons (P.04).

- Horizons (P.04) reviews the conduct of the electoral campaign in audiovisual structures, in particular the Audiovisual Centre for direct Expression made available to candidates.

Le Point Du Jour, Horizons (P.04), recalls the importance of televised debate in election campaigns, particularly that of the five presidential candidates, a first in our country if it takes place.

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Condolences

- Saddened by the death of APS journalist Djamila Djerrar, the Minister for Communication, spokesman of the government, and Acting Minister for Culture, Mr. Hassane Rabehi, presents his sincere condolences to her family, and assures them, on this painful occasion, of his support and sympathy, reports El-Moudjahid (P.24) and Horizons (P.24).

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According to El-Moudjahid (P.24) and Horizons (P.24), Djamila Djerrar, a journalist at the national agency Algeria Press Service (APS), died on Monday in Algiers at the age of 61 following an illness. The deceased was buried yesterday in the cemetery of El Alia (Algiers).

- In a communiqué on the coverage of the presidential election of 12 December, the Audiovisual Regulatory Authority (ARAV), reiterated some points and stressed the need to ensure respect for the Constitution, the information law, the electoral system and audiovisual activity, calling on audiovisual and electronic media to participate responsibly in the next election, report El-Moudjahid (P.09) and Horizons (P.04). Citing Article 50 of the Fundamental Law, the ARAV recalled also that press freedom is guaranteed by law and is not restricted by any censorship but cannot be used to violate the rights of others.

-  El-Moudjahid (P.07) focuses on the media coverage of the election campaign which, according to the national press published yesterday, has not yet reached a high speed, Recalling the determination of the five candidates running to convince the Algerians to go and vote massively.

- The election campaign was the theme that marked all the front pages of  newspapers published today, Tuesday 19 November 2019.

- Jeunesse d'Algérie (P.03) focused on the media coverage of the election campaign by Monday national press, reporting, the determination of the five candidates running to convince the Algerians to go and vote massively in order to get the country out of the political crisis it is going through. In the same context, Transaction d'Algérie (P.07) believes that the Oranese press, in its Monday deliveries, has unanimously qualified the launch of the electoral campaign as “timid”, while the regional dailies of the East of the country, published yesterday, reported for the most part that this campaign was started in full «discretion», punctuated by «surprise visits» for some candidates, says La Cité (P.02).

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Minister activities:

- The Minister of Communication, spokesman of the government, acting Minister of Culture, Mr. Hassane Rabehi, has appointed, yesterday,Mr. Larbi Timizar as President and CEO of the daily newspaper El Moudjahid, replacing Mr. Achour Cheurfi, report El Moudjahid (P.24) and Horizons (P.24).

- Coinciding with the launch of the electoral campaign, the Algerian Press Service Agency (APS) launched yesterday, in the presence of the Minister of Communication, spokesman of the government, acting Minister of Culture, Mr. Hassane Rabehi, a web news channel, webtv.aps.dz, dedicated in first stage to the coverage of the electoral campaign of the next presidential election and the coverage of the five candidates activities of during broadcast hours. Similarly, a space will be devoted every day to the national press review for the monitoring and processing of the presidential election, underline El Moudjahid (P.03), Horizons (P.24) and L'Expression (P.06).

- The Minister of Communication, spokesman of the government, acting Minister of Culture, Mr. Hassane Rabehi praised the initiative of the APS which "mobilizes quality, credible and professional journalism". Commenting on the upcoming presidential election, Mr. Hassane Rabehi said that elections "will help to get the country out of the current economic situation and build a state based on law".

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- Referring to the possibility of a televised confrontation between the five candidates, Le Rédacteur (P.02) returns to the report broadcast this Sunday on Channel III, devoted to this subject, following the signing of the Ethics Charter, According to ANIE member Dr Bekkat Berkani, “the televised electoral debate is possible if the candidates agree”.

-El Moudjahid (P.05) as well as the majority of the newspapers discussed the treatment of the presidential election campaign and the signing of the Ethics Charter for electoral practices by national press, public and private, Arabic-speaking and French-speaking.

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- Recalling the signing yesterday by the five candidates, the ANIE and the media, of the Ethics Charter for Electoral Practices, El-Moudjahid (P.03) lists, among others, the 12 commitments of national audiovisual media managers, written and electronic media. As well as  Horizons (P.01) which speaks about it in its editorial, while reporting the statement of the Minister of Communication, who stressed that “the age of corruption is over and justice has proven it is on the lookout for all the corrupt”.

- In its section De Quoi J’me Mêle, L’Expression (P.05) mentioned the announcement made by the President of the National Anti-corruption and Prevention institution concerning the creation, starting next year, of a national prize for the best scientific research and journalistic work in preventing corruption.

- Le Rédacteur (P.24) announced that Huawei Telecommunications Algeria organized on Thursday, at its headquarters in Bab Ezzouar, the 6th ICT training session dedicated to journalists, to which some 15 journalists took part.

 

 

 

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