Akhbar al Joumhouria

Akhbar Al Joumhouria is a weekly Arabic founded in 1990 by Moncef Ben M'rad. In 2006 the newspaper was seized by the Tunisian authorities for publishing an article about a corruption case, in 2012, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Tarak Dhiab, lost a defamation case against the newspaper. Recently, the newspaper announced its closure several times, but it is still running.

Key facts

Audience Share

MD

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

paid content (800 milim)

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

3 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

Akhbar Médias

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1990

Founder

Moncef Ben M'rad

Ceo

Moncef Ben M'rad

Editor-In-Chief

Néjib Khouildi and Adel Boulel

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Adel Boulel does not effectively work at the newspaper anymore. Before he worked at Hannibal TV and Aljazeera.

Other Important People

Tarak Assadi - Editorial assistant

Contact

14, Rue Ibn Jazzar, Tunis

Tel : +216 71797055

akhbar.joumhouria@gnet.tn

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

*0.14 Mio. $ /0.3 Mio TND (2015)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

*-0.14 Mio.$ /0.3 Mio TND (2015)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

(public 30%, private 70%)

Market Share

MD

Further Information

Sources

C. Ben M’rad, interview, May 2, 2016

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    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ