A new initiative of the European Journalism Observatory in partnership with the Media Development Centre in Tunisia, the new AJO will focus on Arab nations, providing a portal to news, research and resources on the media and journalism standards in these regions. This will include coverage of media industry, media industry, press freedom, censorship. The site is currently offered in Arabic only. There are plans to introduce French language text.
For further details on journalistic standards in the Middle East, look at the Reporters without Frontiers Press Freedom Index 2016. Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism has discussion of the work of Arab journalists and examples of good work.