ME PoV Fall 2012 issue
Impact of the uprisings
News reports on the ‘Arab Spring’ were focused on the political and social revolutions shaking the foundations of some of the largest Arab countries. Transformational changes across the region were covered from a human standpoint – as regimes toppled, crowds chanted and chaos took over the streets. However, most news cameras failed to pan left or right and shed some light on the businesses that were affected as a result of these uprisings.