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Media Diversity in Egypt: Monitoring Newspapers and Talk Shows During the First Post-Revolution Parliamentary Elections

  • Rasha Abdulla
Part of the Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business book series (GMPB)

Abstract

Diversity is an attribute of major importance in any robust media system. Fair and balanced media thrive on the principles of inclusion, covering all sides of a story or an issue, and guaranteeing enough representation for religious, ethnic, geographical and socio-economic minorities. Many media systems in democratic countries value the importance of diversity and include provisions in their regulations to safeguard the concept.

Keywords

Gender Diversity Medium Diversity News Item Religious Diversity Parliamentary Election 
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