How Entrepreneurial Journalism is Building a Local Voice in Egypt

By: Alastair Reid |

Egypt has become a dangerous place for journalists in the last few years. Both citizen journalists and western reporters have suffered attacks in Cairo as the country continues to be rocked by political instability and sectarian violence.

But outside of Cairo life can be very different. Hanan Solayman, a past World Press Institute fellow, recently established Mandara Online, a local journalism portal for governorates in the more rural areas of southern Egypt.


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