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‘A minister without a ministry’ — confusion over role of newly appointed information minister
During Sunday’s meeting, Heikal presented his vision of the Information Ministry’s purview
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
 
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Opinion
Rana Mamdouh
Woes of an ordinary journalist
Who added my name to these lists? And why?
Mohamed Naeem
In Egypt, nothing has changed — but perhaps everything has
This repressive regime has set itself an unattainable goal: to silence everyone all the time forever
Rana Sabbagh
Arab investigative reporters: Life on the edge
The Arab press must continue holding authorities accountable, despite mounting pressures
 
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News
China, Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia are world’s worst jailers of journalists in 2019, according to CPJ
Plainclothes security raid Mada Masr office for several hours, detain 3 including Chief Editor Lina Attalah
UN rights review roundly criticizes Egypt over prison conditions, civil society violations, discrimination
Supreme Media Regulatory Council secretary: ‘We’ve yet to reach decision on website licensing, do not know when executive bylaws will be issued’
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
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