This is a big deal. This certainly isn’t the first protest/unrest/demonstration to be covered by the Internet and cable news, but this is a large, important Arab country, with ample press in the country from various important news agencies (CNN, Al Jazeera, BBC, etc.) to provide coverage.
Some useful links as I find them:
Yes, it is a big deal. There are so many similarities between India and Egypt. What surprised me the most was how quickly the curtain came down on freedom and press. I sincerely thought Egypt’s Mubarak was better than that.
Indeed, Raj. The speed of this has been extraordinary. I can’t tear myself from the coverage.