Egyptian Women’s Issues Highlighted by Logan Case

BY: KARIN LAUB and MAGGIE HYDE CAIRO – For a moment, it seemed Egypt wasn’t just throwing off its political shackles. Women long suffering from the scourge of sexual harassment reported Cairo’s Tahrir Square, command central of the uprising, had become a safe zone free of the groping and leering common in their country. Now […]

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CBS News’ Lara Logan Released from Hospital After Egypt Assault

UPDATE: CBS correspondent Lara Logan was released from the hospital Wednesday and is “in remarkably good spirits despite her ordeal,” according to Howard Kurtz of The Daily Beast. Logan, 39, is said to be recuperating at her Washington, D.C.-area home. The veteran reporter suffered a “brutal” and “sexual” assault last Friday in Egypt that lasted […]

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Egypt Coverage Creates Unforgettable Daytime TV

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — The fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s government Friday made for a giddy day of media coverage that combined the historical sweep of an event such as the fall of the Berlin Wall with the pandemonium of New Year’s Eve in Times Square. “This is one of those days […]

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Journalists Attacked by Mobs, Egyptian TV Anchor Quits Over ‘Propaganda Regime’

BY: MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN CAIRO – Foreign journalists were beaten with sticks and fists by pro-government mobs on Thursday, and dozens were detained by security forces. The U.S. condemned what it called the “systematic targeting” of the reporters, photographers and film crews who have brought searing images of Egyptian protests to the world. Foreign photographers reported […]

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Broadcaster Gives American Outlet to Al-Jazeera

NEW YORK – Link TV is giving Qatar-based Al-Jazeera English a long-sought American television audience during the political turmoil in Egypt. Link says it is simulcasting about 12 hours a day of live Al-Jazeera. Its in-depth coverage of the protests has won praise from journalists and hostility from Egyptian authorities, who closed the channel’s Cairo […]

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper Attacked in Egypt

CNN is reporting that its star anchor Anderson Cooper was attacked by a mob of people while covering the crisis in Egypt. Cooper and his crew were attacked by supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Wednesday night, according to a CNN producer, who says Cooper was pushed and shoved and hit in the head several […]

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