The former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was careful to keep a tight grip on how government-owned newspapers reported the news. That changed a lot after Mubarak was ousted early last year. But now that Egypt has a new president from the once-banned Muslim Brotherhood, some fear a return to the bad old days of strict state control over national newspapers.
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