Posts Tagged: msm

Boycott MSM

Revolutionary graffiti in Muhammad Mahmoud Street calling on the public to boycott mainstream newspapers.

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Egypt state TV broadcasts officials’ trials

[Video removed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOXtEZtGmsQ] Under pressure from protesters: Egyptian state television has begun broadcasting live coverage of the corruption trials of officials who served under President Hosni Mubarak. Scheduled programmes were interrupted to show former Information Minister Anas al-Fiqi and the former head of state TV, Usamah al-Sheikh, in court. There has to be an official

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The Ministry of Truth

Despite repeated promises earlier to dissolve the Information Ministry (Mubarak’s Ministry of Truth), PM Essam Sharaf re-established the ministry and brought Osama Heikal, editor of Al-Wafd to head it. Heikal had written an editorial on 24 January, one day before the outbreak of the revolution, denouncing the call for protests, asserting that “not a single

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The Almighty Taboo

See how the “revolutionary” TV presenter Mahmoud Saad freaked out (6:30) when I mentioned that the army, as a public institution which receives government budget from tax payers’ money, should be put under the monitoring of the people and held accountable for its actions like any other state institutions. How pathetic, especially when this comes

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