Information relating to press sector :
- Invited, yesterday in Algiers, to the Echaâb newspaper’s forum on «false information and the means to contain it », the Minister of Communication, spokesman of the government, and Acting Minister of Culture Mr. Hassane Rabehi warned media professionals against the risk of falling into the trap of fake news especially with the coming election campaign, adding that «legislation relating to the information and communication sector is up to the expectations and ambitions of the corporation». Referring to the oil and gas bill, the minister noted that “it is in the service of the national economy without prejudice to the interests of the country”. In response to a question on Amar Saâdani’s latest statements on Western Sahara, Mr. Hassane Rabehi stated that Algeria’s position supporting the Saharawi cause and the right of the Saharawi people is “Clear and unequivocal,” reported El-Moudjahid (P.01-04), Horizons (P.01-03-24), and almost all of the newspapers published today.
- El-Moudjahid (P.01) recalls in its editorial the commemoration of the National Press Day, which is an opportunity to pay tribute to the militants of the liberation war and to evaluate, also, the progress made by this profession, recalling that the prize of the President of the Republic of professional journalist will be awarded tonight at the International Conference Centre of Algiers.
- The Police of Constantine held a conference on the legal lexicon used in the press as part of the celebration of National Press Day, reports L'Expression (P.09)