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  • Surprise! Surprise! CNN's media critic demands more idle, repetitive speculation about the missing airplane!

     
    Here was Brian Stelter, host of CNN's media review program "Reliable Sources" closing his program Sunday: When I was at home Thursday night, sitting on the couch, channel surfing the way I do for news between NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN,......
  • What Europe can learn from the U.S. [The convsersation]

     
    Europe wouldn't be in the financial mess it's in now were it not for the United States. In an opinion piece for Al Jazeera, Danny Schechter reminds us: In fact, it was American firms and banks that shoveled many of......
  • Mubarak 'clinically dead,' Egypt state news agency reports

     
    Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was declared “clinically dead” after suffering a stroke and slipping out of consciousness at a prison hospital in Cairo, according to the official state news agency, which quoted unnamed medical...
  • Bright House Networks drops Current TV

     
    The low-rated Current TV is off Bright House Networks after the announcement that the channel was being sold to Al Jazeera. “Our agreement with Current TV has been terminated and we will no longer be carrying the service,” Bright House...
  • Meet the commenters: 'Blahedo'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: blahedo Real name: Don Blaheta Gender: Male Age: 34 Occupation: college professor (of computer science) Resides: Farmville, VA (yes, in Virginia, there is a Farmville); previously Galesburg, IL for eight years....
  • The 'shoddy' left-wing 'cover-up' of the Gosnell case

     
    If there was a pro-choice left-wing cover-up, it was a pretty shoddy one. After all, feminist and pro-choice writers covered (the charges against abortion doctor Kermit) Gosnell extensively when the story first broke in 2010 and in 2011 when the......
  • Will you watch Al Jazeera America?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds The editorial board met with Al Jazeera America Tuesday to discuss the channel's launch, which is scheduled for late summer, although it definitely doesn't seem like that time frame is set in stone. The station plans to......
  • When satire isn't quite broad enough

     
    In Sarah Palin is *not* going to work for Al Jazeera, Jim Romenesko tells how the Washington Post was taken in by a post at the Daily Currant that began with three, dry, plausible paragraphs when announcing this "news": Just......
  • Olympics officials wrestling with an identity crisis

     
    Friday's print column Dear International Olympic Committee: I don't ask that you back down from your preliminary plan, announced this week, to eliminate wrestling from the list of now-25 core events for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and beyond. And......
  • Ali Velshi quits CNN to join Al Jazeera America

     
    CNN veteran Ali Velshi is leaving the network to host a centerpiece program for the yet-to-launch Al Jazeera America....
  • Meet the commenters: 'Jimmy G'

     
    Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: Jimmy G Gender: Male Age: 65 Occupation: Owner of an internet based business. I was a city payroller for twelve years. In the 1970's, as part of my job with the city, I......
  • Al-Jazeera, other news outlets closed after Egypt military coup

     
    Following the military coup that has ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, al-Jazeera has reported the army has shut down the international news outlet's offices....