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Muslim Brotherhood's media machinations

Although the Muslim Brotherhood complains of media bias favoring Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, their own media apparatus under President Mohammed Morsi was no better.
Muslim Brotherhood's President-elect Mohamed Morsy is seen on screens at the Egyptian Television headquarters control room during his first televised address to the nation in Cairo June 24, 2012. Morsy's victory in Egypt's presidential election takes the Muslim Brotherhood's long power struggle with the military into a new round that will be fought inside the institutions of state themselves and may force new compromises on the Islamists. Picture taken June 24, 2012. To match Analysis EGYPT-ELECTION/STRUGGL
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On July 1, Al-Monitor published an article I wrote commenting on how similar the AIDS cure lie is to the propaganda of the Muslim Brotherhood leadership that tirelessly echoed through their far-reaching media network. The following day, the official Freedom and Justice website, which remains active after the shutdown of their newspaper, published a misleading translation of the story and shared it thousands of times on its social media pages.

This incident is a microcosm of the Muslim Brotherhood media's performance since their powerful rise in the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak's resignation in 2011. In fact, many Egyptians, including myself, believe that the Muslim Brotherhood media apparatus is responsible for a great part of their catastrophic losses, the general chaos in Egypt and in different incidents has blood on its hands.

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