20 Oct 2011
Antonios Wahba went to work as a cameraman on 9 October, knowing that a Coptic demonstration would take place in front of the Maspero state television building next door. He did not, however, imagine the terror that would ensue. He...
13 Oct 2011
The Minister of Information must resign, the group No to Military Censorship said yesterday during a protest at the state television building, Maspero.
Around 100 demonstrators took part in the march, which began outside the offices...
13 Oct 2011
Since details of the Hamas-Israel prisoner swap emerged on Tuesday evening, Egypt’s role in negotiating the deal has received special attention in the Israeli media.
In a sign of warming relations between the two countries, Israel...
12 Oct 2011
On Sunday, Israeli officials failed to show up at several memorial services across Israel to honor its soldiers who fell during the 1973 October War. The reason: a protracted cabinet meeting concerning a controversial vote on social...
08 Oct 2011
The media productions tackling the “Arab Spring” have dominated the nominations for the seventh annual International Media Excellence Awards sponsored by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).
26 Sep 2011
As the possibility of a genuine democracy emerges, Egyptians are being confronted with questions about their political future, which, a year ago, seemed the preserve of civics textbooks or academic conversations between political...
23 Sep 2011
The feloul are for the most part not against the revolution itself, but believe it took a wrong turn after former President Hosni Mubarak was ousted, and are against continued street protests. The hardcore among them wholeheartedly support...
17 Sep 2011
Information Minister Osama Heikel said Saturday that he ordered the closure of the Egyptian studios used by Qatari news channel Al-Jazeera because the network had not obtained a license to broadcast live from Egypt.
Last week Egyptian...
08 Sep 2011
Less than 24 hours after the ruling military council and cabinet announced it decision to ban new licenses for satellite channels, Saudi Arabia decided to broadcast its channels via Arabsat instead of Nilesat.
“Arabsat covers Europe...
25 Aug 2011
Egypt’s local press coverage of government activities has continued to be editorially partial in recent months, driven by the same pre-revolution biases, according to a joint report released Thursday by the Arabic Network for Human...