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Egyptian Information Ministry Revived, Media Face Setbacks

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egypt may get a freedom of information law, but it comes in the wake of renewed harassment of the media and revival of the infamous Information Ministry that was eliminated following the January 25 revolution.

Egyptian Media Takes on Mubarak's Narcissism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egyptian media are having a field day ripping into ousted president Hosni Mubarak, his family and cronies, with state-run news organizations doing an ...

Egypt Deep-Sixes Information Ministry

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was long overdue. The government body known derisively as Egypt's Ministry of Disinformation has ceased to exist. The country's new interim cabin...