The media's role in the Egyptian protests

Protests in Egypt
Demonstrators hold banners in Tahrir, or Liberation, Square in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011. More than a quarter-million people flooded into the heart of Cairo Tuesday, filling the city's main square in by far the largest demonstration in a week of unceasing demands for President Hosni Mubarak to leave after nearly 30 years in power.
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

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