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Within the framework of the African Peer Review Mechanism, the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies organized a workshop on freedoms and separation of powers. The workshop was chaired by Dr. ʿAlyi al-Dīn Hilāl, the professor of political science at the Faculty of Economics and...
Egyptian (Coptic) researcher, Kyrillos ʿIffat Nasīm al-Maṣrī obtained a PhD for his thesis on the Egyptian electronic media approach to and treatment of the issues concerning Copts in Egypt, and on its impact on youth’s behavior toward national unity.
On Sunday, during the plenary session of Egypt’s House of Representatives, speaker of the House Dr. ʿAli ʿAbd al-ʿĀl, said that the approved Article 2 of the draft law regulating press and media, is set forth in Part Two, ‘Freedom of the press and the media,’ and Chapter One, ‘General Provisions,’...
The difference between media in the Arab region and the western media lies in the role the media plays in the West; it has a social and interactive performance, it is aware of its national and professional responsibilities, and of the tasks it is entrusted with, which in the first and ultimate...
Al-Qāhira wa-n-Nās TV channel  has issued a guide which is considered  to be the first code of ethics for professions in the Egyptian media. The channel has also issued a comprehensive guide to be used in visual media, which defines a set of concepts, regulations and principles related to all...
Diyā’ Rashwān, Secretary General of the National Committee for Press and Information Legislation, announced that the unified law of press and information and the law of canceling the imprisonment in publishing cases will be handed over on Monday morning to Prime Minister Sharīf ʾIsmāʿīl after the...
Al-Ahram organized a seminar on the sidelines of the discussion sparked by the draft bill on the unified law for the regulation of press and media. The seminar featured prominent Egyptian journalist, media figures and political analysts who also contributed to the formula of the draft bill. 
Samīr `Omar, one of the founder of the Positive Multimedia Movement, said that the goals of the initiative is to create a media that does not expose rumors and lies in the media platforms. It also aims at creating a media that provides pathways for the people to enjoy consume and create media to...
In an aired interview on Egypt's CBC Channel, the investigative journalist Majdi Al-Jallād criticized both the state-owned and private media institutions and deplored their lack of independence. 
The media impresario Hishām Qāsim recently presented a lecture at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. In the lecture Qāsim narrated the recent history of the Egyptian press industry and described the current debates, dilemmas and developments governing the media sector. Article full text:...
The last press report shows that national papers mostly violate press laws and ethics.
The history of the press code of ethics in Egypt.
On Thursday, 12 editors-in-chief from Egypt’s most influential national newspapers issued a statement in which they condemned attempts by ‘yellow’ journalism to insult Egyptian symbols, including President Muhammad Husnī Mubārak. Outlining the current status of the Egyptian press, the editors...
A discussion was held on the recently proposed draft law that amends some articles of the penal code pertaining to custodial sentences for publishing offences. A few days ago the People’s Assembly gave preliminary approval for the draft law amid growing calls to lift all restrictions on freedom...
A list of articles on the recent controversial press law from a variety of Egyptian news sources.
A few days ago, the Shūrá [Consultative] Council discussed a draft law on amending some articles of the penal code pertaining to publication-related cases. A large number of journalists staged a sit-in in protest against the proposed amendments, describing them as a setback to the freedom of...
The Shūrá [Consultative] Council has recently agreed to discuss proposed amendments to some articles of the penal code pertaining to the imprisonment of journalists in publication-related cases. In an attempt to express their opposition to the proposed draft law, a large number of journalists...
The article tackles the discovery of some important old Coptic manuscripts including one about the Gospel of Judas, which, the author says, is part of a valuable treasure in the Egyptian heritage.
The author tackles the current crisis in Egyptian journalism and the differences between journalists and government on the sanctity and limits of journalism.
The author asserts that Egyptian syndicates, particularly the Syndicate of Journalists, do not take any measures against their members who make mistakes as they are keen to guarantee their supporters’ votes for future elections.

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