The Reporter (Ethiopia)
|Owner(s)||Media Communication Center|
|Founded||July 8, 1991|
|Political alignment||Conservative Editorial page|
|Language||English & Amharic|
Bole Medhanialem, Bole Road
|Circulation||(as of March 2013)|
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. The editor in chief and founder of the newspaper is Amare Aragawi.
- Print Newspaper
- English Version
- Amharic Version
Yacob Wolde-Mariam, a renowned journalist, has been a senior editor with the newspaper since its inception.
Criticism and Controversies
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.
- Newspapers BBC.
- "Arrests, closings, censorship found by CPJ delegationEthiopian political divide ensnares the press". www.cpj.org.
- "Ethiopia: A Moment With a Veteran Journalist". All Africa. November 7, 2015.
- "Ethiopia - Amare Aregawi, Reporter's Editor, Arrested". nazret. August 26, 2008.