Chouf TV

Chouf TV is an Arabic-language news site, that brands itself as web TV. It was created in 2013, by its curent General Director Driss Chahtane *hyperlink*.

 

Considered to be a risky bet given the innovative nature of Chouf TV in the Moroccan web landscape, it turned out to be a success and appeals to an ever greater number of viewers, reaching over one million subscribers on its Youtube channel. Its popularity is in part due to its editorial line and its take on sensational events and societal issues, often very popular on social medias.

Key facts

Audience Share

N/A

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

International

Content Type

Free

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

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Media Companies / Groups

S W Media

Ownership

Ownership Structure

The company S W Media, sole owner of the media Chouf TV, is a single-shareholder LLC.

Voting Rights

MD

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2012

Founder

Driss Chahtane

Affiliated Interests Founder

Driss Chahtane was the director of the weekly Al Michaal Hebdo prior to founding Chouf TV.

Ceo

Driss Chahtane

Affiliated Interests Ceo

See above

Editor-In-Chief

Driss Chahtane

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

See above

Contact

4 Rue Ibn Soufi Ex Gobelins

Casablanca. Morocco

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

N/A

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

N/A

Advertising (in % of total funding)

M/D

Market Share

M/D

Further Information

Meta Data

Information obtained through an email exchange with with co-founder and owner Driss Chahtane. Received on the 23rd September.

Sources

http://www.challenge.ma/chouf-tv-plebiscitee-par-les-internautes-30904/

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