Good news makes headlines

The Mediapro team is delighted to learn two Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt on charges of broadcasting false news have been freed after receiving pardons from President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. Mohammed Fahmy, a Canadian, and Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian, were among 100 prisoners whose release was recently ordered. It is not clear if our former BBC colleague, Australian Peter Greste, is to also be pardoned. Peter was deported in February and had just finished recording a television comedy quiz show in Australia when he was told the news Some of Mediapro’s journalists are edging close to wrapping three short World War 1 features for BBC television. Filming has been taking place around the country and will end with live broadcasts from Europe later this month…these photos give some clue as to what the films will be about…