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Amr Khalifa

Amr Khalifa is an Egyptian analyst and freelance journalist published recently in Ahram Online, Mada Masr, Muftah and Daily News Egypt and Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy


The Counterrevolution Will Be Televised: Propaganda and Egyptian Television since the Revolution

In a short and critical read, Amr Khalifa draws attention to the Egyptian state’s influence on shaping the narratives propagated by national and local media, particularly television. Using initial coverage of the 2011 Revolution as a jumping off point, Khalifa argues that the same mechanisms for controlling the media have been used and reused by successive governments, and reflects on new limitations on freedom of expression, which he argues are more stringent than those seen under Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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