Popular Tunisian bloggers offer alternative view to formerly state-run media

April 4, 2011

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"Reporters Without Borders" recently honored a group of Tunisian bloggers for covering the unrest and helping depose Ben Ali.

Although Tunisians overthrew their longtime dictator Ben Ali, many young activists say the country’s mass media remains in control of the former regime. A group of bloggers and citizen journalists has emerged to offer the Tunisian people a different perspective on the changes taking place in their country. Megan Williams brings us the story from Tunis.

This piece originally aired on the World Vision Report. We got it from the Public Radio Exchange.