The Faculty of Media at Zarqa University contributed to the
implementation of the comprehensive press course held by the Jordan News Agency
“Petra” periodically for journalists and media students at the local and Arab
The head of the Department of Journalism and Digital Media at the Faculty,
Dr. Othman Al-Tahat, gave a lecture on media legislation in Jordan, detailing
the various laws and legislations related to the media mainly and other laws
regulating public life related to the media sector indirectly, like other
During the session, in which representatives from various
ministries and government institutions participated, Al-Tahat clarified the
mechanisms for dealing with the public prosecution and the judiciary with media
cases in their various forms, types and fields, reviewing some previous media
cases and cases that took place in the judiciary.
He pointed out that the royal vision for the media aims to build a
modern Jordanian media system that forms a pillar to achieve political,
economic, social and cultural development that is in line with the policy of
economic and social openness pursued by Jordan, and keeps pace with recent
developments witnessed by the world.
At the end of the lecture, an extensive discussion took place, and Dr.
Al-Tahat answered the questions of the participants in the course.