The Egyptian Election in 140 Characters or Less: Who to Follow on Twitter
May 21, 2012
The best coverage of Egypt’s presidential election in 140 characters or less:
@arabist – Issandr Al-Amrani, master blogger-analyst and curator of Middle East media and Egypt developments.
@Bassem_Sabry – “An Arab Citizen” blogger, also writes for Al Ahram Online.
@Beltrew – Cairo-based reporter for Al Ahram, manages to be everywhere at once.
@ElBaradei – Egyptian opposition figure, sitting out the presidential race.
@hany2m – Hany Rasmy, factotum offering everything from political insights to map directions.
@hossambahgat – Founder and director, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.
@Ikwanweb – The English-language voice of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party.
@JonathanRashad – Activist and photographer.
@jricole – Juan Cole, blogs at Informed Comment (commentary on Middle East politics, and even translations of Omar Khayyam).
@LiamStack – New York Times journalist in Egypt, tailing the candidates.
@norashalaby – Archaeologist of the ancient and modern.
@RawyaRageh – Al Jazeera Cairo correspondent.
@sandmonkey – Rantings of Mahmoud Salem, blogger, activist and politician.
@SarahCarr – Reporter and columnist for Egypt Independent, famed for stinging humor.
@seldeeb – Associated Press reporter in Egypt, hard news from the campaigns.
@SharifKouddous – Democracy Now and The Nation correspondent.
@YMZada – Egyptian consul general in New York, musings from Egypt’s policy machine.
@Zenobia – Grande Dame of Cairo bloggers.