This study examines the role of regional media in development. Using North Upper Egypt as an example, the thesis illustrates how a regional medium with a development mission might be able to contribute to the development of women in North Upper Egypt. The thesis inquiry required the search for more information than published about Egyptian radio stations. It also surveys the role of North Upper Egypt Radio Station in developing rural and urban female listeners at all levels.


Journalism & Mass Communication Department

Degree Name

MA in Journalism & Mass Communication

Graduation Date


Submission Date

May 2010

First Advisor

Abdulla, Rasha A.

Second Advisor

Oaf, Mervat Abou



Document Type

Master's Thesis

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Women in development -- Egypt.

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Mass media -- Egypt -- Social aspects.


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