• 04.11.13

Egypt’s Mohamed Morsi To Reply To Daily Grievances On Twitter

The democratically elected President is putting aside half an hour each evening to talk to citizens on Twitter. Last night he had to reply to just eight questions–the network is not widely used in Egypt–but is seen as a media-savvy move that counteracts recent crackdowns on journalists and activists.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.