Hand it Over

Friday, June 25, 2004

When the so-called handover of sovereignty from the Coalition Provisional Authority takes place in Iraq on Wednesday, the Iraqi Media Network will be one of the institutions that changes hands. Network officials say it will form the backbone of a new public broadcasting service in Iraq, but critics counter that its independence has already been nipped in the bud by excessive regulation on the part of the CPA. Brooke talks to the CPA's head of media development and regulation, Simon Haselock.

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