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Bereft of an outlet, Egyptian journalists band together

Sherif Case Study 1When the English-language newspaper Egypt Independent abruptly ceased publication on 16 April 2013 – purportedly for its unprofitability – 25 of its employees swiftly banded together to create their own publication.

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Managing a newsroom: A fine balance between consistency and creativity



With a group of young journalists and editors in Cairo, I co-founded Mada Masr in June 2013, a product of crisis and precarity, as I often like to call it.

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