Egyptians currently have the opportunity to vote on something they have not had since 2012: a new parliament. Although at least one local report suggests a “smooth election,” the majority of sources worldwide have implied it has been anything but.
The state-controlled Egyptian newspaper Ahram Online reported:
|[Source: Ahram Online/AP]|
while independent Egyptian news source Madamasr countered:
Beyond Egypt, Reuters spread the word about low turnout, but tailored each story to its audience. The international news agency broadcast:
Which looked different in the United States:
|[Source: Reuters U.S.]|
Than it did in Jordan:
|[Source: Reuters Arabic via The Jordan Times]|
Or Brasil, where image-less words were left to speak for themselves:
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