Egyptian press revels in newfound freedom

08.03.2011                      02.Adar ll, 5771

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Egyptian press revels in newfound freedom

Journalists enjoy more freedom after toppling of Mubarak regime; Egyptian papers focus on state security HQ raid, corruption cases.

Since the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak's 30-year regime nearly a month ago, Egypt’s press has undergone a revolution of its own.
The country’s media, freed from the government’s unyielding grip on the flow of information, has begun reporting stories that would have been unthinkable just a few weeks ago. A substantial portion of the Egyptian press remains controlled by authorities, but the state of transition in which the government now exists allows journalists a freedom that their counterparts in other Arab countries can only dream of….