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An Overview of Media Developments in Egypt: Does the Internet Make a Difference?

An Overview of Media Developments in Egypt: Does the Internet Make a Difference?

Over the years, Egypt has been known as a leader in media content and production. Each new media development in the Arab world has historically started by its introduction to Egypt, and took off from there to the rest of the region. This article examines the introduction and development of media technologies in Egypt, and the effects that each new development has had on the country. The article also pays attention to the introduction and the diffusion of the Internet in Egypt. In doing so, we detail the changes that have occurred in the fabric of the society as a result of new media technologies being introduced, and examine the difference that the Internet has made, or is likely to make in the near future, in the structure of the Egyptian society and the region in general.

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13 p.
eng