Egypt Coverage: A Primer

28 Jan

Andrew Sullivan as always is good at curating updates from a variety of sources and providing links to new video and audio – http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/

Here’s The New York Times lead article on Egypt. Read this if you know nothing – http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/29/world/middleeast/29unrest.html?hp

Al Jazeera has been absolutely dominating this story like nobody’s business. Their live video from Cairo has been especially gripping. This is the place to watch events as they unfold (and yes, the channel’s in English) – http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/

Here’s a pretty good liveblog of the on the ground situation – http://www.enduringamerica.com/home/2011/1/28/egypt-and-beyond-liveblog-black-hole-or-another-day-of-revol.html

Mediaite does a good job tracking how the media is covering the Egptian issue. Check here for coverage of the coverage – http://www.mediaite.com/

This story from The Times about Al Jazeera’s centrality to the Egypt story – http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/29/world/middleeast/29jazeera.html?hp

And last but definitely not least, The Guardian, who has excellent live updates and opinion – http://www.guardian.co.uk/

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