Mohamed El-Tabii

Mohamed El-Tabii (1896–1976) محمد التابعي in Arabic was a leading Egyptian political writer, journalist and a pioneer of modern press in Egypt and the Arab World, so much so that he was dubbed "Prince of Journalism".

Mohamed El-Tabii

Mohamed El Tabii or "El Ostaz" as he became later known among his peers and colleagues, first joined Rose al-Yūsuf in 1923, where he made many changes that brought it to the front line as a leading political magazine.

In 1934, he founded the weekly magazine Akher Saa[1] which became the leading magazine in fast news with political jokes and caricatures. He later sold it Akhbar El Yom press group and it continues to be published by that group.

El Tabii was also co founder of El Masry newspaper with Mahmoud Abul Fateh.


  1. ^ Mohamed El Bendary (1 March 2010). The Egyptian Press and Coverage of Local and International Events. Lexington Books. p. 61. ISBN 978-0-7391-4520-3. Retrieved 5 October 2014.