Heba El-Sherif
A Cairo-based writer who often wanders into the backstage of cultural events.
Heba El-Sherif
Media spotlight: Off with their heads!
Can we debate capital punishment morally and politically?
Heba El-Sherif
Media spotlight: Meddling with the Nile is a red line
Media pundits still debate the dam's validity, ignoring wider issues of water scarcity
Heba El-Sherif
Media spotlight: Giulio Regeni as seen by Egypt’s media pundits
There is a move towards presenting 'business as usual' concerning relations with Italy in Egyptian media
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Ramadan 2019 TV: What watching has done to us
Fathi Elshekh, Hadeer El-Mahdawy, Heba El-Sherif, Isra Ezzeldin, Leila Arman, Mai Elwakil, Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira, Mostafa Mohie, Nawara Belal, Osman El Sharnoubi and Yasmine Zohdi | Mada has sacrificed some of its best journalists, sending them off to watch this year’s Ramadan TV
Gentle creature, violent place: a slow, moving Dostoyevskian drama
Heba El-Sherif | Heba El-Sherif reviews Sergei Loznitsa's A Gentle Creature, a slow, moving drama that evokes Dostoyevsky
6 summer reading recommendations from Mada
Heba El-Sherif, Lara El Gibaly, Laura Bird, Maha ElNabawi and Rowan El Shimi | Five of us have chosen six diverse novels, most of which are available in Egypt’s bookstores.
In conversation: Aly Sobhy and Menna El-Laithy on becoming actors in Egypt
Heba El-Sherif | The performing arts couple talk family, career choices, social theater and hope