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Episode 1: Francesco Cavatorta on Tunisia's Media in a Time of Transition

Francesco Cavatorta discusses his article, co-authored with Nidhal Mekki, ‘How can we Agree on Anything in This Environment? Tunisian Media, Transition and Elite Compromises: A View From Parliament’. Francesco is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Université Laval, Québec and specializes in processes of democratization and authoritarian resilience in the Middle East and North Africa.


Works mentioned: Marc Lynch, 2015. ‘After the Arab Spring: How the Media Trashed the Transitions.’ Journal of Democracy. Déborah Perez, 2016. ‘Becoming a Decision-maker in the Assembly of Post-revolutionary Tunisia.’ Middle East Law and Governance. Katrin Voltmer. 2013. The Media in Transitional Democracies. Polity.