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Sara Gamay, Cairo Angels on its investments and the start-up sector in Egypt

Sara Gamay, Cairo Angels talks about: the founding of Cairo Angels and why it happened; some examples of the start-ups they have invested in; the scale of investment; how they assess start-ups; one of the key incubators in Cairo; the exits that have happened; and future opportunities. ... read more
July 6, 2017

Egyptian TV satirist Bassem Youssef on fear as Govt's favorite weapon and satire as the antidote

Speaking at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Egyptian TV satirist Bassem Youssef, creator of the B+ Show (on You Tube) and the TV show Al-Bernameg (roughly translated as The Programme)talks about: using humor and laughter to combat religious fascism and authoritarianism; creating a media that respects people's intelligence; not buying into the everyday life of propaganda; and satire as a weapon to dissect lies. ... read more
July 7, 2014

Fatima El Issawi on the shifting role of Egypt's Media and the lost opportunity for reform

Fatima El Issawi, author of the report Egyptian Media Under Transition: In the name of the regime... In the name of the people? talks about: how the role of media in Egypt has changed up to the present day; the role of talk shows; the media under the Muslim Brotherhood; and how the role of private media has changed. ... read more
June 30, 2014

Matt Clark on Fairplay Anti-Corruption Youth Voices - musicians say no to corruption

Matt Clark Communications Officer, Jeunesses Musicales International on: what Fairplay Anti-Corruption Youth Voices; the music competition for anti-corruption songs; the type of music played by last year's winning bands; and the impact of the initiative. ... read more
February 7, 2013

Ebaa Eltamami, HarassMap.org on making sexual harassment in Egypt socially unacceptable

Ebaa Eltamami, Marketing and Communications Unit Head, HarassMap.org talks about: a survey of women ad men in Egypt about sexual harassment; using data from its online map to break the silence on the topic and counter myths; using volunteers to talk to people in neighbourhoods about the issue;the setting up of safe zones; and how many reports have been made. ... read more
February 6, 2013

Mohsen Hosny on popular Egyptian talk show al-hayat al-youm

Mohsen Hosny, Arts and Entertainment reporter, Al Masry Al Youm on: the success of Egyptian talk shows and the kind of topics discussed. ... read more
December 31, 2012

Rasha Abdulla on Egypt's use of digital activism and the military crackdown

Mapping Digital Media Advocacy Summit in Istanbul: Professor Rasha Abdalla, American University of Cairo on: Egyptians' use of the Internet for digital activism; the example of a site called Lies that compares what the military says to what it does; and the uncertain future of freedoms caught between the military and a Government led by Muslim Brotherhood ... read more
July 15, 2012
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