in the news
been receiving some good press recently.
positive review of one of our new sites, zahma.com,
appeared on the front page of the prominent Arab economic daily Al-Alam-Al-Youm's
Itisalat Al-Youm section in May. A copy of the article -- by journalist
Mohamed Karim, also appears on the gn4me website. You can see it here.
appeared in the December 12 issue of Al-Ahram Weekly. The newspaper's
review of the site feted the "strength of cairolive", calling
it "a site that offers content about what's happening in Egypt by
actually producing it, rather than lifting it from the wires."
concisely, and with panache, by Egyptians," the review continued,
the "new, easy-to-surf format, a simple yet modern layout and a new
concept mirror what is actually happening in this country... Many in
Egypt feel the need for the kind of fresh journalism that this site
Read the whole
Utne Reader, a popular American magazine that compiles the best articles
from over 2,000 media sources, chose cairolive.com on October 22 as its
top site for its daily Webwatch column. Our article on War
TV was featured on the site's front page, along with a positive
On October 25, cairolive founder and director Tarek Atia appeared on
Nile News's Sabah Gedeed.com morning talk show (see photos above) to
talk about cairolive.com and its recent finalist
ranking in the Highway Africa Innovative Use of New Media award.
The award has resulted in a lot of good press for the site.
Al-Alam Al-Youm's Itisalat Al-Youm supplement did a story on
cairolive.com on October 28.
On October 18, Al-Ahram's popular back page featured an item on
We also got great reviews in the September issue of Business Monthly
magazine, as well as in the October issue of Egypt Insight. Both
articles praised our web-perfected way of covering the news.
You can read the Business
Monthly article here, and take a look at the mention in Insight
In September, Cairolive was named the runner-up finalist in the
Individual category for the Innovative Use of New Media in Africa award,
given out annually at the prestigious Highway Africa conference in South
Click here for a press release about the
Highway Africa award.
Find out what our readers have been saying about cairolive.com here.
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