Case study at AEJMC: Youm7 embraced a penchant for covering incremental breaking news
Egyptian researcher Ahmed Khairy - Photo courtesy of Youm7

CAIRO:Ahmed Khairy, an academic researcher, has discussed a case study on how the breaking news converge could participate in lifting Egyptian government’s blackout on certain issues since the outbreak of January 25, 2011 Uprising.

Being the most-circulated and read newspaper in Egypt and Middle East, Al-Youm Al-Sabei (Youm7) was chosen to be an example for newspapers that follow such strategy in the study, which has been discussed in Columbia-based Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) last week.

The study titled Can breaking news coverage fix lack of government openness? said that media outlets, like Youm7, has undergone profound changes.

To read the case study, click here.


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