egypt http://kbia.org en Al Jazeera journalists jailed for 7-10 years http://kbia.org/post/al-jazeera-journalists-jailed-7-10-years <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Journalists around the globe are decrying an Egyptian court's decision to imprison three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of making false news reports and aiding terrorists. Missouri School of Journalism professors Jim Flink, Mike McKean and Amy Simons discuss the issue.</span></p><p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 01:14:11 +0000 Hope Kirwan 55310 at http://kbia.org Al Jazeera journalists jailed for 7-10 years After Egyptian coup, space for journalists tightens http://kbia.org/post/after-egyptian-coup-space-journalists-tightens <p><br />Egypt's prosecution of four Al Jazeera journalists has spotlighted the country's worsening press climate since the military overthrew former president Mohammed Morsi in July. As tension builds ahead of upcoming presidential elections, press freedoms and democratic rights are disappearing amidst a crackdown on Islamists.</p><p></p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:59:18 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink & Jason McLure 49250 at http://kbia.org Foreign journalists risk attack, charges of bias in Egypt http://kbia.org/post/foreign-journalists-risk-attack-charges-bias-egypt <p></p><p></p><p>Since the military takeover in Egypt last month, journalists have been attacked from all sides of the conflict. When security forces shot Tamer Abdel-Raouf at a military checkpoint a week ago, the Egyptian daily newspaper reporter became the fifth journalist to die on the job. On that same day, authorities raided a Turkish news agency and arrested its bureau chief.</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:18:21 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 39687 at http://kbia.org Foreign journalists risk attack, charges of bias in Egypt How the media covered mass protests in Brazil and Egypt http://kbia.org/post/how-media-covered-mass-protests-brazil-and-egypt <p>There aren’t too many similarities between the mass street protests in Egypt and those in Brazil, aside from the fact that many large media outlets took sides in the disputes. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 21:39:09 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 36913 at http://kbia.org How the media covered mass protests in Brazil and Egypt A conversation with columnist Mona Eltahawy http://kbia.org/post/conversation-columnist-mona-eltahawy-1 <p>Last year, the University of Missouri School of&nbsp; Journalism gave eight individuals the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.<br> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:17:57 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 27452 at http://kbia.org A conversation with columnist Mona Eltahawy A conversation with columnist Mona Eltahawy http://kbia.org/post/conversation-columnist-mona-eltahawy <p>Earlier this month, the University of Missouri School of&nbsp; Journalism gave eight individuals the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.<br> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 20:51:18 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23437 at http://kbia.org A conversation with columnist Mona Eltahawy Representative Todd Akin calls for U.S. suspension of aid to Egypt http://kbia.org/post/representative-todd-akin-calls-us-suspension-aid-egypt <p>Missouri Rep. Todd Akin says the U.S. should suspend aid to Egypt because of the attack on the U.S. embassy and the repeated burning of American flags by Egyptians. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:11:07 +0000 Associated Press 21528 at http://kbia.org Representative Todd Akin calls for U.S. suspension of aid to Egypt Escalating tensions in Egypt http://kbia.org/post/escalating-tensions-egypt <p>Egypt is an ancient civilization with a newborn democracy. &nbsp;So, after revolutionaries toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, growing pains were expected. The top generals have been ruling the country for six decades, and they weren&rsquo;t about to give up power without a fight.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 22:44:54 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 17468 at http://kbia.org Escalating tensions in Egypt Documentary film directors evade censorship in Egypt and China http://kbia.org/post/documentary-film-directors-evade-censorship-egypt-and-china <p>How do documentary film directors avoid censorship in countries like Egypt and China? Thu, 31 May 2012 22:04:49 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 15113 at http://kbia.org Documentary film directors evade censorship in Egypt and China Is free media in bloom after the Arab Spring? http://kbia.org/post/free-media-bloom-after-arab-spring <p>After protests stormed the Middle East this year, many wondered if freedom can flower.</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 22:52:32 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 5012 at http://kbia.org Is free media in bloom after the Arab Spring? Release anticipated today for Derrik Sweeney and two other students http://kbia.org/post/release-anticipated-today-derrik-sweeney-and-two-other-students <p>AP: The pending release of three American students arrested in Egypt during protests near Cairo&#39;s Tahrir Square is the best Thanksgiving gift, the mother of one of the young men said Thursday. Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:18:47 +0000 4210 at http://kbia.org Release anticipated today for Derrik Sweeney and two other students Newscast for November 23, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-23-2011-0 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 22:48:51 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 4186 at http://kbia.org Family waiting for information on Jefferson City student arrested in Cairo http://kbia.org/post/family-waiting-information-jefferson-city-student-arrested-cairo <p>One of the three American students arrested during protests in Egypt for allegedly throwing fire bombs at Egyptian police is from Mid Missouri. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 01:28:47 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 4118 at http://kbia.org Family waiting for information on Jefferson City student arrested in Cairo