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At a time when the Egyptian press market was still discussing the aftermath of the State Security Prosecution’s interrogation of an independent journalist on charges of spreading rumors about the president’s health, a new wave of anger stormed Egyptian society after a misdemeanor court sentenced...
The author discusses a number of issues related to the Egyptian press, such as low salaries, level of professionalism among journalists, and where money for advertising comes from. The article focuses on the effects these issues have on press freedom and quality.
Members of the Journalists´ Syndicate and intellectuals severely attacked U.S. attempts to penetrate the Arab media in general, and the Egyptian media in particular. They also censured the government for approving the publishing of newspapers that propagate American ideas, while it bans the...
The parliamentary session has ended without discussing the draft law prohibiting the imprisonment of journalists, though it has been 15 months since the president promised it would see the light.
Some 200 Egyptian journalists staged a sit-in at the headquarters of their syndicate on August 21, to protest the imprisonment of three of their colleagues and call for the abrogation of laws they said stifle press freedom and inhibit free speech.
Al-Destour newspaper that was banned recently from printing in Egypt has been denied an Egyptian license.
The English language weekly mentions the closure of Al-Destour and speculates about any alternative motives for closing the paper because it was critical of the government.
The Islamist bi-weekly el-Sha’ab mentions the banning of al-Destour without, however, mentioning the extremist declaration which was published by el-Destour.


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