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CNN’S PHOTO EDITING RAISES ETHICS CONTROVERSY

February 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The decision by CNN to alter a photograph showing CBS correspondent Lara Logan taken moments before she was grabbed by a mob of Egyptians in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and sexually assaulted has touched off controversy among journalists over whether the cable news network had unethically tampered with a historic photographic record. The photograph, released by […]

LARA LOGAN RECOVERING FROM SEXUAL ASSAULT IN CAIRO

February 16, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

CBS News correspondent Lara Logan was beaten and sexually assaulted in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday as she was covering the aftermath of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation, CBS disclosed on Tuesday. The network said that a group of 200 people who were “whipped into a frenzy” pulled Logan away from her crew and attacked […]

AL-JAZEERA’S CAIRO BUREAU CHIEF ARRESTED

February 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The head of al-Jazeera’s bureau in Cairo, Abdel Fattah Fayed, and a reporter for the Qatar-based news network, Mohammed Fawi, were arrested by Egyptian security forces, the network said on its website today (Saturday). UPDATE: They were released several hours later, Reuters reported. The arrests occurred a day after unprecedented attacks on the news media […]

VIOLENCE AGAINST MEDIA PYRAMIDS IN EGYPT

February 4, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In what today’s (Friday) New York Times described as “an apparently coordinated campaign that is intended to stifle the flow of news that could further undermine the government,” reporters — particularly TV reporters and their crews — covering the demonstrations in Egypt came under increasing physical attack by Egyptian security forces and supporters of embattled […]