Al-Fanar Media - Dessì: NYU department cuts ties with Abu Dhabi campus

Andrea Dessì in quoted in the article by Eric J. Lyman on the NYU department of journalism's decision to suspend its relationship with the university’s Abu Dhabi campus: “In other parts of the world, professors can take some pride in being provocative or controversial, but that is not the case in that region, and things became much more sensitive in the wake of the Arab Spring".