Good journalism tells truths. Good journalists ask tough questions and they don’t quit. They stand up for those who can’t and even when they may not agree with them. In the ongoing debate about the role of bloggers in Egypt, there’s a new wrinkle. The question is how well has it been reported.
Who has done the best reporting? And what does it say about bloggers and reporters in Egypt?
Since his arrest on April 15, a number of bloggers in Egypt and around the Arab world have rallied to the defense of Abdel Monem Mahmoud. He is a blogger and journalist whose blog, Ana Ikhwan (I am a brother), (in English and Arabic) has introduced the Muslim Brotherhood in a unique way.