Posts tagged "complexity"

Bad Sudanese? A “Marginal Revolt” is Underway

by Alex Thurston Should Sudan’s protesters topple President Omar al Bashir, I believe the media would get excited, but until they do, the Sudanese will remain, for the media, “marginal Arabs” or, as el Dahshan argues, Arab “villains.”

The First Draft of History: Wire Agency Reporting in Egypt

by Maurice Chammah The editors weren’t pleased. It was too complex...It would be easier, they decided, to frame the story as one of religious hatred.