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Fifth generation wars: Media as modern form of guerrilla warfare

In my last article, I explained the concept of fourth generation warfare, and I touched on the wars of the first, second, and third generations. We took Egyptian media as an example, and Egypt – its state and people – as the operational field. In the concluding part we will discuss fifth generation warfare. Firstly, …

Charl Fouad Al-Masry

Fourth generation warfare: Media as a weapon, and Egypt as battlefield

By Charl Fouad El-Masry The term fourth generation warfare has been circulating widely recently, with some claiming that Egypt is facing this kind of warfare. Thereby, let me first introduce the previous generations. First generation warfare is simply a war between two countries in a specific location, although one Egyptian military expert defined it in …

Daily News Egypt

Photojournalists in peril: The curious case of Shawkan

There has been no response or action taken whatsoever, despite the several solidarity campaigns that were launched by the Press Syndicate, the support Shawkan and other detained journalists receive from the international community, and the calls for their immediate release.

Toqa Ezzidin

Rwanda: Media designers learning “German style”

A new media design program in Rwanda turns its students into media all-rounders. The vocational training includes internships in Germany and gives trainees the skills to shape the future of Rwanda’s media industry. It’s Monday evening and this particular post-production studio in Berlin is packed. Two interns from Rwanda huddle around the sound engineer, looking …

Deutsche Welle

Palestine: Having their say

Encouraging young Palestinians to ask critical questions and voice their opinions has rarely been a priority in the classroom. But new school media groups are now showing youths ways to express their views.

Deutsche Welle

Ashley Madison chief Biderman steps down

The chief executive of Canadian-based infidelity website Ashley Madison has thrown in the towel after hackers leaked sensitive membership data online. Executives, however, said the portal would continue operating. Adulterers’ dating site Ashley Madison announced Friday its CEO Noel Biderman stepped down following a widening data leak scandal. Parent company Avid Life Media, which operates …

Deutsche Welle

Egyptian court postpones verdict in Al Jazeera journalists’ retrial

A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has postponed the verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists, jailed for aiding a terrorist organization with false reporting. The case has caused a global outcry. A court in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, postponed a session on Thursday that had been expected to bring a verdict …

Deutsche Welle

Authorities in Egypt ‘killing independent journalism’

A Cairo court is set to issue a verdict on three Al-Jazeera journalists accused of being part of a terrorist group and broadcasting false information. The ruling comes as authorities crack down on independent reporting. A seasoned foreign correspondent shrugged: Like several others, he was mulling the prospects of leaving Egypt for good and moving …

Deutsche Welle