Posts Tagged ‘Propaganda’

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Farmer, worker, soldier, Sisi: What the songs for the New Suez Canal all have in common

In keeping with Egypt’s long and storied tradition of immediately commemorating national projects with a flurry of new artistic works, the New Suez Canal launches with an ecstatic soundtrack of at least 27 songs that were produced over the past year, with even more on the way. — Published on Mada Masr. Some were commissioned […]

Best of Egyptian Media Propaganda

One the many failures of the Egyptian regime has been its state media. Never mind that we have press laws that restrict the freedom of the independent (or rather striving to be independent) media. The state owned media, and it’s private extentions such as the Mehwar Channel, were completely used as propaganda machines telling lies […]

The big picture: We are all part of the revolution

As we were stopped yesterday in one of the citizen check points, asked for our IDs and car license, we were also asked an important question “Are you going to Tahrir?” we had actually just came back from Tahrir and were going home. My friend asked them humorously “Why? You don’t send people to Tahrir?”. […]