Tag Archives: Hosni Mubarak

The BBC Sells Out to Public Relations

by Dan Gordon Special to Sutradhar’s Market Earlier this month, Britain’s The Independent noted that the BBC was broadcasting a television apology to 74 million of its viewers around the world.   The BBC, touted by many Americans who consider themselves … Continue reading

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Listening to Egyptian Voices on the Arab Spring

by Rick Rockwell They spoke of their dreams, their frustrations, and their eagerness to learn. In turn, their hosts asked them to teach and inform.  That’s what can happen in a casual discussion over pizza. In this case, the visitors … Continue reading

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Social Media, the Recipe for Revolution?

by Ginnie Seger It seems as if social media have become the belle of the ball, the newest champion of the people, a tool of democracy, but have social media really transformed politics? Is it as easy as mixing in … Continue reading

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