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How do we continue? How do we make an impact?
A conversation between independent Arab media institutions on producing journalistic content
Security interventions place 3 pro-govt figures on Egypt’s Journalists Syndicate council
Ashraf Hakim | The security apparatuses sent a list of six nominees by WhatsApp to newsrooms
Sources: Presidency gives Egyptian media orders not to cover CBS interview with Sisi
Sources say Egyptian media received orders to refrain from covering CBS interview with Sisi
Permits, penalties and paranoia
Heba Afify | Foreign journalists speak to Mada Masr about the challenges they face reporting in Egypt
Egypt’s new media laws: Rearranging legislative building blocks to maximize control
Rana Mamdouh | Egypt's new press laws grant sweeping powers to regulators and further restrict journalistic work
State Council, Journalists Syndicate condemn ‘unconstitutional’ media bill
Mostafa Mohie and Rania al-Abd | The draft law is deemed to "violate" constitutionally guaranteed press freedoms
Prosecutor general admonishes media council for issuing gag order, summons SMRC head for investigation
Omar Said | The public prosecutor asserted that the SMRC does not have the authority to issue gag orders
Under siege: To be a journalist in Egypt
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Journalists are working under tough conditions in Egypt, with poor pay and lack of protection
To count by the book: Who can say what happened beside the Wahat Road?
Heba Afify and Omar Said | The Wahat Road attack has ignited debate around the state's role in reporting on events
 
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Opinion
Rana Sabbagh
Arab investigative reporters: Life on the edge
The Arab press must continue holding authorities accountable, despite mounting pressures
Becoming ‘legal’: On Mada Masr’s decision to apply for a license under the new media law
We made this choice while thinking about what it means to be radical inside out
Abdel Azeem Hammad
Khashoggi syndrome: The embodiment of a multilayered crisis
The disappearance and murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last month has elevated
 
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News
Editor in chief: Al-Mashhad handed 1st penalties under new bylaws for report on police racketeering for amendment referendum
Journalists Syndicate board members walk out of meeting in protest over proposed SMRC bylaws
SMRC postpones adoption of controversial media bylaws for one week to hear syndicate comments
Petition against Supreme Media Regulatory Council bylaws gathers steam
Mada Masr journalist subjected to extralegal security measures at Cairo airport, passport confiscated
Leaked proposal of media bylaws outlines ambiguous press violations, imposes hefty penalties
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