Professor Marc Lynch is quoted in the current Newsweek.
The new shows have “ingrained the legitimacy of disagreement” in Arab society, notes Marc Lynch, a political scientist at Williams College. “Even 10 years ago, there was a real notion that it was wrong to disagree, and if you did, you were being untrue to your Arab identity. Now, because of these shows, you can be a good Arab and disagree.”
Anyone interested in Arab media needs to read Lynch’s blog every day.