Someone messed up on the job at Egyptian state-run TV and big heads began to roll.
The catastrophe: An employee aired an interview of President Abdel...
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As Egypt moves forward into 2012, the tug-o-war between the state and private media will likely continue unabated. But in this stalemate, it appears more networks than ever are beginning to take risks.
There are four stories to be told in Tahrir: tear gas suffocation and death; extreme police brutality; incredible acts of sacrifice, and the foundation of a new social contract.
What happened on Sunday in Egypt? Over the coming days, international media will clean up its coverage and separate fact from fiction, while the viewers feel like they're getting the real story.
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