Media and Politics: An Arab Media & Society Symposium

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted a symposium on “Media and Politics” on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The symposium, which brought together professors specialized in multiple scholarly disciplines, senior journalists, …

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DMC TV Network Takes Over

DMC TV network started broadcasting its long list of television programs and series in Egypt on January 14, establishing itself as a major player in the Arab media landscape. So far, little information has been made available clarifying leadership structure and budget, however based on the quality and diversity of programming, …

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Public Culture and Islam in Modern Egypt

Arab Media & Society held lecture "Public Culture and Islam in Modern Egypt" from in AUC's Mohamed Shafik Gabr Lecture Hall on Wednesday, February 8. 2017. Hatsuki Aishima, Associate Professor at the National Museum of Ethnography in Osaka, Japan discussed the life and media representations of former Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Abdel-Halim Mahmoud. Aishima, who holds a …

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Morocco’s Return to African Union Widely Reported by International Media

February 1, 2017 —The 28th Summit of the African Union (AU) ended with a decision to welcome Morocco back to the pan-African body, a return that has been widely reported by international news outlets. The decision comes after Morocco submitted an official request to “accede to the African Union (AUC) Constitutive Act” in September 2016 to pave the way for gaining the AU membership.

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