Browsing Tag Al Ahram

Great Moments in Palestinian Press Freedom

Ismail Haniyeh, "Legitimate Prime Minister?" Another great moment in Palestinian press freedom: PA security forces are questioning a journalist who wrote that Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas is the...

January 10, 2012 10:02 By :

If This is Syria’s Best Fauxtography, Assad is Doomed

Egad. As if Bashar Assad doesn’t have enough P.R. headaches right now. Sana, Syria’s state-run news service, published this bizarre handout fauxtograph of Assad swearing in the new governor...

July 14, 2011 16:47 By :

February 15 Links

• NATO to Israel’s rescue? As far as Israel is concerned, there is now a general agreement that in the temporary — or permanent — absence of Egypt as a regional strategic partner, there...

February 15, 2011 16:26 By :

Necessity: Mother of Al-Ahram Editor’s Reinvention

Mubarak’s biggest apologist in Egypt’s state-run media is busy proving that necessity is the mother of reinvention. But Omar Saraya still won’t save to save his cushy job as top-editor...

February 14, 2011 15:53 By :

State-Controlled Media Deserting Mubarak

You know Mubarak’s in trouble when the chief editor of Al-Ahram — the major Egyptian daily better known obseqiously supporting the government — writes a front-page editorial supporting...

February 8, 2011 12:19 By :

Offensive Cartoons

Media Apologize For Offending Muslims While Ignoring Anti-Semitic Cartoons

February 5, 2006 12:00 By :

BBC’s Selective Sensitivity

The BBC suspends a TV host for anti-Arab statements, further revealing its double standard vis-a-vis Israel.

January 14, 2004 12:00 By :

Blood Libel Strikes Back

Not only in the Arab press, but the blood libel finds expression in the Western media, too.

August 12, 2002 12:00 By :