Today, there are millions of news sources located all around the world, each with their own political view. As quoted by Habibul Haque Khonder in the article Role of the New Media in the Arab Spring, “as the new communication technology spreads to wider arenas, new uncertainties are introduced”. In other words, with the spread of the latest technologies that promote communication, comes a whole new domain of thought and opinion. It leads to a more open-minded society and promotes everyone to have a say in political conflicts in the Arab world. (Role of the New Media in the Arab Spring, 224) For example, the attackers of the recent terror attack that occurred in Paris, France and Saint Deni...
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... access to it. Therefore, making it difficult for those without much academic experience to interpret the difference between fact and opinion.
In conclusion, the new media has gained so much attention in the Arab world that it has become everyone’s ‘go-to’ source for current news. Any individual now has the ability to write freely and speak openly of their opinions, which may lead to more possible conflict. However, it has also allowed our young generation to become intellects, which is an adamant quality nowadays. Moreover, the government should most definitely not monitor what is being produced in the news cycle. If the people are only being fed the information their government allows, then our world will be held in a stalemate. There will be no room for progress and growth in the Arab world, which is essential to the unraveling of our current political dilemmas.
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