SAMAR Media - Citizen Media and dissenting voices in Egypt and the world - Sharif Abdel Kouddous

By SAMAR Media on 11/01/2016

SAMAR MEDIA – The New Arab Media Episode 5: « Citizen media and dissenting voices in Egypt and the world » with Sharif Abdel Kouddous Broadcasting: 07/10/2014 Sharif Kouddous is an Egyptian-American journalist based in Cairo, Egypt. He is currently a correspondent for Democracy Now, a daily independent news show. In his interview with SAMAR, Sharif discusses the importance and the role of independent media in today's world, and specifically the burgeoning of social and citizen media in Egypt. He also sheds light on the state-run Egyptian media and corporate media in the United States and explains why their coverage is problematic.