Egyptian Army stops filming at Tahrir Square

Egypt | | February 14, 2011 at 14:33

The Egyptian Military has met with Wael Gohnim and blogger Amr Salama and promised them to rewrite the Constitution in ten days and put it to a referendum within two months. That sounds good. Problem is, the Army has also ordered Al Jazeera and other international media outlets to stop filming in Tahrir Square where demonstrations continue. Isn’t that a Mubarak strategy? Weren’t we just there a week ago?

Will the new constitution have a Freedom of Press clause? Seems like right now would be a good time to get started on it.

The whole point of democracy is hearing the bad news with the good. Democracy works when the People are educated.  The press is supposed to keep all the issues out in front. That’s their job in a democratic society. They won’t film if its not news.

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