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Egypt's media wars intensify

Coverage of the recent anti-government street protests in Egypt suggest little has changed on the media scene since the January 25, 2011 Revolution.
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Egypt is deeply polarized, and nowhere are the divisions more evident than they are in the country's politicized and biased media.

Rather than accurately reporting on the country's issues to help the public better understand the complexities of the current political situation, Egypt's media itself reflects the ongoing political and ideological conflict, and has at times fueled the conflict, fanning the flames of intolerance and inciting violence against "the other" — those opposing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, or who are even remotely critical of the regime.

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