Tunisia’s revolution wasn’t televised

By Lolla Mohammed Nur, The Minnesota Daily

Two weeks ago, most University of Minnesota students were probably busy enjoying their long-awaited winter breaks and gripped by the tragic shooting in Arizona.

So it’s no surprise that most students didn’t hear about Tunisia’s revolution when it began brewing last month.

But had the first successful Arab revolt in the past generation occurred at any other time, we would have probably still missed it because of the small amount of media attention outside Arab and Francophone countries.

Read the rest of Lolla’s article here.

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