During the communist era in Albania, the Party of Labor controlled the media. Albania had only one-state owned television station and two daily newspapers, and foreign TV broadcasts were jammed. After the collapse of the communist regime, freedom of the press was guaranteed by law and a ...
April 20, 2019
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