This program features a talk by NPR Correspondent Deborah Amos on the topic “The Facebook Revolutions: How Arab Activists Used American Technology to Change the Middle East.” She points out that well over half the population of the Middle East is under 30, and their prospects for employment are not bright. Technology may have helped the Arab Spring but it did not cause it.
What are the prospects for democracy as a result of the Arab spring?
What role did technology play?
Are we getting accurate and comprehensive news these days from the rest of the world?