There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

  Bahraini citizens have been raging over an ad that was published in one of their newspapers. The ad called for participation in a contest where the winner will have an “Ethiopian housemaid” as the prize. The contest was also scheduled to take place during the Holy month of Ramadan.   The unethical, racist, and […]

The Creative Industry Summit Makes Its Way Back to Cairo on April 10th and 11th

The Creative Industry Summit Makes Its Way Back to Cairo on April 10th and 11th

If you’re a business developer, gamer, entrepreneur, fashion designer, brand manager, social media influencer, tech fiend, artist or an undergraduate with a colorful mind and wandering soul, The Creative Industry Summit is the place for you!     However, there’s only one requirement you have to meet; you have to be ready and open to get […]

Islamic Preacher Shockingly Blames Women’s Wardrobe for Sexual Harrassment

Islamic Preacher Shockingly Blames Women’s Wardrobe for Sexual Harrassment

  Egypt is no stranger to misogyny, sexism, and harassment. Yet, it is always baffles us when we hear religious people excusing the outrageous behavior.   Islamic preacher, Sherif Shehata, was a guest on the show “Garab Hawaa” on LTC TV and shared his surprising opinion regarding women’s clothes and men’s reaction to it. Apparently, […]

Mohamed ElBaradei’s Interview on AlAraby TV Causes Media Outrage

Mohamed ElBaradei’s Interview on AlAraby TV Causes Media Outrage

By Katrina ELGahsh

  Egyptian law scholar, diplomat and former U.N Nuclear Chief, Mohamed El Baradei, decided to break his three-year-long media silence by a series of five interviews on AlAraby TV.   For the past few days, Egyptian TV hosts have been expressing their disappointment by ElBaradei’s decision, fearing that more lies would be spread by the […]

Why Are Media Outlets Live Broadcasting Mahmoud Abdel Aziz’s Funeral?

Why Are Media Outlets Live Broadcasting Mahmoud Abdel Aziz’s Funeral?

  Egypt has been struck silent by the tragic loss of legendary actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz. Our news feeds have been nothing but GIFs, memes and scenes of the late actor’s greatest moments and it is heart breaking.   Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was one of those Egyptian actors who was simply loved and admired by […]

Digital Media Forum Is Back in Cairo, and It’s Bigger and Better Than Ever

Digital Media Forum Is Back in Cairo, and It’s Bigger and Better Than Ever

  “Understanding digital is no longer an added advantage, it’s a priority, consumers are migrating year after year to digital and if you’re not there, don’t understand how to stand out in the online clutter and reach your target audience, you will definitely fall behind,” says Najla Mazboudi, the founder of Digital Media Forum, a mega-event that’s […]

The Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ Is Booked for the Entire Summer Thanks to the Mosalsal

The Actual ‘Grand Hotel’ Is Booked for the Entire Summer Thanks to the Mosalsal

                                                                                           Photo credit: www.classic-collection.co.uk   Everyone’s favorite Ramadan mosalsal, Grand Hotel, is […]

This Muslim Guy Slams Western Media in the Best Way Possible

This Muslim Guy Slams Western Media in the Best Way Possible

A British-Iraqi Muslim did a brilliant job mocking the British and Russian football hooligans ransacking Marseille yesterday ahead of a championship match. Hayder al-Khoei set the stage for a string of stinging Tweets with this gem:     Sound familiar? Maybe… like Muslims apologizing on behalf of “all Muslims” for “senseless violence” committed by Islamic […]

New Couple Alert: CBC and Al-Nahar Egyptian Satellite TV Channels Merge

New Couple Alert: CBC and Al-Nahar Egyptian Satellite TV Channels Merge

  Just like the newspaper, TV is dead. Whether you see the Internet revolution as a blessing or a curse for the media industry, the way we consume content has changed and the consequences for traditional outlets are a dwindling audience, downsized budgets and staff cuts. In this adapt-or-die climate, Egyptian satellite TV channels CBC […]

#ThisIsEgypt From a Foreigner’s Perspective

#ThisIsEgypt From a Foreigner’s Perspective

By Tim Greenwald

  In today’s world, we are shaped by the information we receive from social media and/or television news. In many ways, society seems to have lost its ability to think critically and to distinguish fact from opinion. In reaction to recent events involving extremist groups like Daesh and Boko Haram, people on social media have taken […]

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