SCMR : we aim to apply the highest int’l standards in media coverage of elections

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 - 05:16 GMT

SCMR said in its statement that, under its constitutional and legal mandate, it issued a code for media coverage of the election that complies with the standards required by international bodies and organizations, including those of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Code of Conduct for monitoring elections in the European Union. Also, “we are guided by democratic models in various countries of the world,” it affirmed.

52nd Arab Information Ministers Council session in Egypt to discuss Palestinian cause, vital issues: SCMR

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 01:37 GMT

The 52nd session of the Council of Arab Ministers of Information in Egypt will discuss a number of important topics, including the Palestinian cause, said Karam Gabr, the new head of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR).

SCMR urges media institutions to abide by anti-coronavirus measures

Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 09:33 GMT

In a statement released on Monday, the council also called for eliminating any obstacles facing female employees on that score.

SCMR issues new regulations on T.V. programs

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 - 12:03 GMT

As per the newly-made regulations, a talk show or T.V. program should not run for more than two hours, including the time fixed for the commercial ads.

SCMR bans Coca Cola AFCON commercial

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 04:23 GMT

he Supreme Council for Media Regulation decided on Wednesday to ban Coca Cola AFCON commercial on all media platforms.

Lawyer calls for closure of BBC office in Egypt

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Sabry explained in his lawsuit that the BBC has incited against the Egyptian state for more than 73 years.

Media channels’ grace period to legalize their situation ends

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 06:09 GMT

All foreign and Arab Television channels started on Saturday to legalize their situation in Egypt.

Media bodies reshuffle to be held after Press Syndicate election: SCMR

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 09:34 GMT

The powerful media bodies include the SCMR, National Media Authority, and the National Press Authority.

Online mag faces charges after mocking Egyptian passport

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The magazine commented on the Passport Index’s declaration that the UAE passport is the world’s most powerful, considering the Egyptian passport as almost useless.

SCMR bans LTC satellite channel

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 07:08 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) issued a decree to ban LTC satellite channel until its owners are able to legalize the channel’s situation.

Makram Mohamed Ahmed back to his office: Lawyer

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 12:34 GMT

Head of the Press Syndicate, Abdel Mohsen Salama, and lawyer of the syndicate, Sayed Abu Zeid, attended the investigation session.

Media Council defends Makram after summoned by state attorney

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 07:29 GMT

The Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) reaffirms its legitimate right to issue the controversial decision banning publication.

SCMR head summoned over publishing ban in 57357 case

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 03:15 GMT

The attorney general ordered the head of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) to be investigated before the Supreme State Security Prosecution.

No offensive scenes to Sudan in vexed Egyptian series: SCMR

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 01:00 GMT

The SCMR issued a statement to reply to Sudan’s objection to "Abu Omar Al Masry" soap opera.

NEA complains Al-Masry Al-Youm to SCMR over election coverage

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 11:02 GMT

Egypt’s NEA submitted an official complaint to the Supreme Council for Media Regulation against the Egyptian newspaper Al- Masry Al-Youm.

Media council permits only 50 religious scholars to issue ‘fatawa’

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 08:00 GMT

The SCMR will demand all media outlets to adhere to a list of 50 scholars authorized by Al-Azhar and Dar al-Iftaa to give religious advice in media.

Media council denies hosting persons with odd Fatwa on media

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 08:44 GMT

Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) Makram Mohammed Ahmed denounced media outlets hosting persons who harm Islam by giving odd Fatwa.

SCMR bans homosexuals from appearing in media

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 04:24 GMT

Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) banned Saturday homosexuals and their slogans from appearing in the media

Media Ethics Code for Presidential elections to be put: SCMR

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 05:11 GMT

Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) discussed on Wednesday the criteria and controls regarding media coverage of the Egyptian presidential elections, the Council’s First Under-Secretary Abdel-Fattah El-Gebaly said.

Makram: Understanding among countries fighting terrorism

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 04:36 GMT

The meeting of information ministers of countries fighting terrorism in Jeddah supports the stances of the four countries' peoples that reject terrorism.