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In Egypt, new newspapers and old problems

CAIRO, EGYPT — Egyptian newsstands today offer a lively range of options, including three government-owned papers, papers affiliated with political parties, and several privately-owned papers, some of which sprung up since the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Since only 30 percent of Egyptians have access to the Internet, according to 2011 figures, newspapers, along with television and radio,.
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3 journalists killed in Egypt turmoil

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CAIRO (AP) — Three journalists, including a cameraman for British broadcaster Sky News and a Dubai-based newspaper reporter, were killed and several were injured in the violence that erupted in Egypt on Wednesday. Read Post

Rights groups decry Egyptian media crackdown

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities shut down four Islamist TV stations, banned the Muslim Brotherhood's newspaper and raided the office of Al-Jazeera's Egypt affiliate in crackdown on media considered sympathetic to ousted President ... Read Post

Want to live longer? Don’t vote Republican: New study says liberals outlive conservatives

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Want to live longer? Don’t vote republican. This is the conclusion of a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health that found, in the United States at least, “political party affiliation and political ideology appear to be d... Read Post


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