An Interview with Hisham Kassem
by AbdelRahman Mansour & Linda Herrera
Hisham Kassem is one of the most respected publishers and democracy advocates in Egypt. He spoke with Linda Herrera (Co-Editor of Jadaliyya’s On Media and Reporting page) and AbdelRahman Mansour (activist and new media journalist) about why he left his position as publisher at Al-Masry al-Youm, on media coverage of the revolution, on social media as a game changer, and his new media venture, Al Gomhouriya al-Gadida. The interview took place in Cairo at the future headquarters of Al-Gomhuriya al-Gadida on 27 June 2012.