The Arab Spring

Events in the Arab world are being covered by the Western media more extensively than ever before and are being talked about positively in a fashion that is unprecedented.

FRONTLINE: A Year of Journalism and Conflict, Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, Westminster, WC2R

Before, when anything Muslim or Middle Eastern or Arab was reported on, it was almost always with a heavy negative connotation.

FRONTLINE: A Year of Journalism and Conflict, Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, Westminster, WC2R

Now, during this Arab spring, this has ceased to be the case.

FRONTLINE: A Year of Journalism and Conflict, Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, Westminster, WC2R

An area that was a byword for political stagnation is witnessing a rapid transformation that has caught the attention of the world.

FRONTLINE: A Year of Journalism and Conflict, Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, Westminster, WC2R

Rashid Khalidi’s The Arab Spring, The Nation (2011)

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