Nick Springate is a BBC Senior world affairs producer. He was field producer in charge the Corporation operation in Libya as he has been at many previous world news events.
“I had a call saying things are changing in Tunisia, the Journalist community would agree it’s a holiday place.”
Nick is discussing how Tunisia has changed recently, before moving on to Libya and Benghazi.
“I arrived in the front line, nobody was there. There was complete freedom to go where we wanted because they had never met journalists before. Nowadays there are press cards issued, and we are told where we can’t go – politely. The armies have very much controlled what happened in the Arab Spring now, in all areas.”
Writes Jon Dudley…