In a statement issued by it, the council affirmed that it is biased towards freedom of art, unleashing the energies of creativity, uniqueness and aesthetic values, and does not place restrictions of any kind on those noble meanings, but at the same time it works to clear the atmosphere and prevent images that offend the original Egyptian art.
The council indicated that respecting viewers is a priority Artistical works Purposeful, in order to preserve the identity and cohesion of families and move away from any image that distorts it, or incites verbal and physical violence, and that the dramas adopt positive content that respects the accepted values.
The Council added that the Drama Monitoring Committee firstly follows up on what is shown in the series and monitors the extent of adherence to media codes, and receives citizens’ complaints as well as criticism of critics, writers and those interested in this.
The Supreme Council for Media Regulation had stressed the need for channels to adhere to the periods of advertisements that are broadcast during the series, and to stop the extravagance and prolongation that spoils the public’s right to watch and enjoy the drama.
In a statement, the council indicated that it will be forced to intervene to protect viewers, if the channels do not on their own commitment to reduce advertising space, after receiving many complaints about not organizing advertisements and violating the right of the public, and the entry of all channels into an advertising marathon that does not serve the drama nor the goal. Of its production.
It is noteworthy that Article 70 of Council Law No. 180 of 2018 gives the Council the right to set a maximum limit for advertising material to media and press material in all media outlets and newspapers.
On the other hand, the council’s monitoring committee watches, follows up and monitors the drama presented in light of the media codes it issued to preserve the identity and cohesion of the Egyptian family, and to move away from any images that distort the family, women, childhood and violence, whether verbal or physical, and that the presented dramas have a positive impact that is respected Egyptian identity and recognized values.