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Egypt Country Reports

Egypt Country Reports

The present Country Profile is based on the report commissioned by Med Culture in 2014, and authored by Dalia Chams. The data published under this country profile reflect the independent views of the author.


This Egyptian journalist started her journey as a TV reporter. She has been working for the last twenty years at the Egyptian weekly magazine published in French, Al-Ahram Hebdo: The Investigation, Culture and Portrait pages (Enquête, Culture et Portrait). She currently heads a section at Al-Ahram Hebdo and is an editor at the Arabic newspaper Al-Shorouk. She won the Euromed Cultural Heritage journalism prize in 2005. She has authored several academic articles on media and culture in Egypt, especially after the 2011 revolution.


The present data has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of the data published under the present country profile are the sole responsibility of Med Culture Technical Assistance Unit and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.