A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Did the Focus on Tahrir Miss the Real Story?

As Washington digs out from the snowstorm, here's an interesting piece: "Did Reporters Covering the Arab Spring Miss the Real Story?" The author thinks so, that the focus on Tahrir Square missed the silent majority of Egyptians who were not there and who did not share the heady enthusiasm, but whose concerns are more in evidence now. It's worth your time.

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