Inside the Arab Spring: Tunisa

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This Webcast was hosted by four Broadcasting students who recently accompanied Steve McCarthy and Dr. David Sanders to Tunisia for a “reporting trip.” To start the webcast Ian Elliot filed a report about the trip itself and the impact of the Arab Spring on the region. Tanja Rekhi reported on social media and it’s impact on the revolutions in the region. Jackie Loder reported on the cultural forces that helped spark and shape the revolt in Tunisia. And finally, Rob Dickerson reported on the tensions between secularists and Salafists at Manouba University, located on the outskirts of Tunis.

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Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy is an Emmy Award winning network TV news producer. A former staff producer for "60 Minutes" and "Dateline," he formed McCarthy Productions, Inc in 2001 and produced, photographed and edited projects for "60 Minutes," "Dateline," "Charlie Rose," MSNBC, PBS, BBC America, Reuters and others. In 2006 he directed and wrote an independent film "Finding Paddy" and he is currently in production of a pilot for a series called "Who Says I Can't" which will feature extreme athletes with disabilities. Steve McCarthy is a member of the Director's Guild of America.