Social media and the slow death of the fourth estate

The press in Lebanon has been under relentless attack since the beginning of its existence.
by Dan Azzi

11 February 2019 | 09:13

Source: by Annahar

  • by Dan Azzi
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 11 February 2019 | 09:13

Front pages of newspapers featuring prime minister Saad Hariri following his resignation, in Beirut, Lebanon. (Joseph Eid/ AFP)

The Fourth Estate is a term that refers to journalism, the idea being that it’s the fourth branch of a (democratic) government, which ours, in Lebanon, more or less, is. The three branches are the...

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