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Shboul emphasizes need for tighter monitoring of social media platforms

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AMMAN — State Minister for Media Affairs and government spokesman Faisal Shboul said on Monday that the media scene needs to regulate the relationship between national media institutions, in addition to tightening monitoring of social media platforms and separating them from responsible media institutions, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

He pointed to the decline in advertising revenues in national press and media institutions in favor of social media platforms, whose large profits often goes abroad.

He noted that there are countries that have organized the process of sharing profits from social media platforms, and that Jordan seeks along with other Arab countries to organize this process.

Speaking before the Lower House Finance Committee, Shboul pointed to the austerity budgets allocated to the Radio and Television Corporation. and the Jordan News Agency adding that these institutions suffer because of their modest budgets.

The chairman of the Board of Directors of Radio and Television Corp., Ghaith Tarawneh, said that the institution is the voice and image of Jordan, and that it is required to make the message of the Jordanian state. He said the corporation needs a larger budget to deliver its message to the world in an optimal way, pointing that the JD24.8 million budget allocated for 2022 is considered too little.

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