Lina Attalah

Lina Attalah
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Co-founder and editor of Mada Masr | Egypt

Lina Attalah is a journalist and co-founder as well as editor of Mada Masr, an Egypt-based independent news website. She has worked in journalism in the Middle East for over a decade and has been involved in several research-based projects on intellectual history, mobility and technology. She is engaged in the fight against press freedom restrictions and was named "Muckraker of the Arab World" by Time Magazine in 2017.