The Reporter (Ethiopia)

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The Ethiopian Reporter
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Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Media Communication Center (via Amare Aregawi)
Editor-in-chief Name of editorial
Opinion editor Name of Operator
Founded July 8, 1991; 27 years ago (1991-07-08)
Political alignment Conservative Editorial page
Language English & Amharic
Headquarters Ethiopia
Bole Medhanialem, Bole Road In front of You go city church.
Circulation 2,378,827 2 times a week[1] (as of March 2013)
Website English
www.thereporterethiopia.com
Amharic
www.ethiopianreporter.com

The Reporter (Ethiopia), also known as The Ethiopian Reporter (Amharic: ሪፖርተር), is a private newspaper published in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It appears in both English and Amharic, and is owned by the Media Communications Centre.[2] The editor in chief and founder of the newspaper is Amare Aragawi.

History[edit]

The Reporter was founded in 1991 by the Media Communication Center, owned by Amare Aregawi. As of 2010, its editor and owner was Amare Aregawi.[3]

Products[edit]

  • Print Newspaper
  • Website
  • Mobile
  • English Version
  • Amharic Version

Staff[edit]

Yacob Wolde-Mariam, a renowned journalist, has been a senior editor with the newspaper since its inception.[4]

Criticism and Controversies[edit]

In 2008 the editor of the Reporter, Amare Aregawi was jailed in Gondar, Ethiopia in connection with an article that criticized Dashen Brewery's, a local beer brand, labor practices. Police arrested Aregawi on August 22nd, 2008 after a defamation lawsuit was filed against the newspaper by the brewery in a Gondar court.[5]

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