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The struggle between authorities and the media goes back decades, especially in a semi-democratic society like Lebanon, which has been reputed since the 19th century as having a vibrant and dynamic media that, when persecuted, mushroomed in Egypt and the New World.It's an accepted fact that freedom of the media cannot be quashed, especially with new technologies and social media, and certain limitations are needed in order to avoid material that can tarnish country, governance and society.
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