Television fails to capture the wider experience of Tahrir
Palestinian journalist Ahmed Moor writes about the futility of trying to capture the experience of the events in Cairo through normal media.
"My point is just that journalism skews towards sensationalism and narrow story lines -and I'm as guilty of that as anyone else."
How Can Egypt Get From Tahrir Square to Democracy? Lessons from Poland in 1989
Before the fall of the Berlin wall, nobody expected the Communist countries to democratize. The writer explores possible similarities between Poland in 1989 and Egypt in 2011.
“To Husni Mubarak: leave already. Arabs around the world are trying to sleep,” read a tweet. “Leave already, my hand hurts,” read a sign held up by a man on Cairo’s streets.
Egypt has always been home to the Arabs' stock of divas and film stars.
Should Mubarak leave, many of these celebrities will have a lot of explaining to do.
An Egyptian blogger has compiled an angry list of pro-regime artists.
"I have complied a list of brown nose celebrities who are still sucking up to the president and have forgotten the lives that have been lost due to his arrogance. Those celebrities need to remember one thing, it’s the love of the people who made them celebrities not the regime. It’s the people who form their fan base, not the politicians."