Topics Media commission

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Establishes a commission to regulate mass media. This may include ensuring free expression, and in some cases enforcing some form of censorship.


Regulation and Oversight

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution mention a special regulatory body/institution to oversee the media market?
  • What are the details of the process for selecting members of the media market regulatory body?
  • What powers are reserved for the media market regulatory agency?