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Tufts University

Publication Date

Spring 2012

Program Name

Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media

The Pitch

Morocco seems different from other Arab Spring countries. There’s been no revolution here and, while some people are protesting for more democracy, a lot more seem to dream of something else -- the chance to persuade the King to give them a business. In fact, the King – who is the ultimate authority in Morocco -- has given businesses as gifts to thousands of Moroccans and many more are hoping in this country where fifteen percent of people are unemployed. Veronica Jean Seltzer reports from Morocco’s capital, Rabat:

Disciplines

Communication Technology and New Media | Journalism Studies

 

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