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dc.contributor.advisor Barsoum, Ghada Ali, Ghadeer Ahmed 2019-09-09T08:17:34Z 2019-09-09T22:00:07Z Fall 2019 en_US 2019-09-09
dc.description.abstract NGOs have been in Egypt since the 19th century; they had different nature, forms and activities throughout their history. In the past decade, attention to NGOs operating in Egypt has been increasing, especially after Jan. 2011 uprising and the changing political realities since then. The way media has been covering NGOs has been controversial, characterized by changing trends. This study seeks to understand and analyze the perceptions of employees of NGOs about their representation in the Egyptian media. The study will look at the image produced and how this image affected the existence and ability of NGOs to perform their activities through qualitative in-depth interviews. The interviews are conducted with 12 employees in health, educational, sustainable development and human rights, with experience in the NGO sector for not less than 4 years. The analysis showed that the framing of NGOs is affected by many factors including the relationship between NGOs and media, the relationship between the media and the state, and the relationship between NGOs and the state. The analysis of the interviews showed that the Egyptian media regularly frames the NGO sector with a negative image. This framing occurs regardless of the ownership type of the media outlet and the nature of the different organizations in the sector. It also showed that there are trends in the coverage of NGOs that are usually associated with the political landscape in Egypt. All these findings were associated with affecting the nature and the ability of NGOs operating in Egypt, some NGOs were closing down, some other had to work from outside the country, and others have their activities. en_US
dc.format.extent 86 p. en_US
dc.format.medium theses en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Author retains all rights with regard to copyright. en
dc.subject NGOs en_US
dc.subject Framing en_US
dc.subject Employees en_US
dc.subject Representation en_US
dc.subject Media en_US
dc.subject Civil society en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Thesis (M.A.)--American University in Cairo en_US
dc.title Perceptions of NGOs employees of their framing in the Egyptian media en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.subject.discipline Public Policy en_US
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dc.contributor.department American University in Cairo. Dept. of Public Policy and Administration en_US
dc.description.irb American University in Cairo Institutional Review Board approval has been obtained for this item. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Elbaradei, Laila
dc.contributor.committeeMember Hamdy, Naila

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