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24 hours later: What we know about the blocking of Mada Masr’s website
Mohamed Hamama | Where and how we're blocked, whether it could be legal, what the context is, and more
The rise and fall of Karmoz: How a local journalism platform tried to escape Egypt’s center
Mohamed Hamama | We trace the five-year journey of Alexandria-based news organization Karmoz
One, two, three, four media laws: How media legislation in Egypt is staging state control
Mostafa Mohie | A recently passed media bill is raising concerns about compromises on Egypt's media freedoms
Timeline: The Journalists Syndicate and the state, an ongoing battle
Beesan Kassab | A timeline of events leading to sentencing of syndicate head Yehia Qallash this month.
One story, many faces: How Egypt’s political TV is shaping public opinion
How have political narratives dominated Egypt’s most popular mode of news consumption?
In support of the Journalists Syndicate, in defense of our profession
While people around the world celebrate World Press Freedom Day, we are racing to cover the systematic
Visualizing Egypt: More voices, less freedom
Since the early 2000s, Egypt has seen the liberalization of the media market, with the state opening
New plans to regulate digital media
Mohamed Hamama | A year in the works, a draft law for the regulation of newspapers and media was completed in August.
Egyptian state continues to squabble with foreign media
Foreign journalists received mixed signals from the State Information Service (SIS) on Monday, when its
 
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Opinion
Amro Ali
Egyptian journalism: ‘Is there shame in [asking] a question?’
“In Egypt, there is freedom of speech, but no freedom after speech” – went the running joke at
Yasmin El-Rifae
For journalists, freedom from jail is a qualified liberty
The only country with more journalists in jail than Egypt is China, and it has raced to this position
H.A. Hellyer
The point was to be true; the rest is commentary
As I walked into Mada Masr’s second anniversary celebration, a rather murky thought occurred to me:
 
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News
Website blocks extended to include El-Borsa, DNE, Tor
Deutsche Welle responds to accusations of biased coverage, attempting to destabilize state
Journalist interrogated, accused of insulting ‘luster’ of Supreme Judicial Council
Egypt drops 2 places on World Press Freedom Index
CPJ denounces Egypt’s continuous detention of journalists
Journalists Syndicate react to reduction of verdict against former head and board members
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