The Jordan Times
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The Jordan Times

The front page of The Jordan Times on Sunday 31 October 2010
TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Owner(s)Jordan Press Foundation
PublisherJordan Press Foundation
EditorSamir Barhoum
Founded1975 [1]
LanguageEnglish
HeadquartersAmman
Sister newspapersAl Ra'i
WebsiteOfficial website
The Jordan Times is an English-language daily newspaper based in Amman, Jordan.
Contents
1History
2Content and profile
3Alumni
4References
History​[​edit​]
Established in 1975,[1] The Jordan Times is owned by the Jordan Press Foundation, a shareholding company which also runs the Arabic-language daily Al Ra'i, the Kingdom's best-selling newspaper.​[​citation needed]
The Jordan Press Foundation has been majority government-owned since its inception, but it is unclear how much the government's stake has fallen since 2000, when a plan to sell some of the Foundation's shares was announced. The Jordan Times maintains editorial independence from its sister daily Al Ra'i​.​[​citation needed]
Content and profile​[​edit​]
The newspaper includes two main sections:
The paper's website was the 31st most visited website in the Arab world in 2013.​[​citation needed]
Alumni​[​edit​]
Notable journalists who have worked at The Jordan Times include:
From the 1980s to 2011 veteran journalist Randa Habib had a weekly column in The Times which was stopped by the paper's management.​[3]
References​[​edit​]
  1. ^ a b Adam Jones (1999). "The Jordanian Media System: Broad Outlines". Free Servers. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b Najjar, Orayb Aref (1998). "The Ebb and Flow of the Liberalization of the Jordanian Press: 1985−1997". Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 75 (127): 127–142. doi​:​10.1177/107769909807500113​.
  3. ^ Randa Habib (Fall 2011). "In Jordan, Some Threats Against a Foreign Journalist are Realized". Nieman Reports. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
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