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  • Don't count on Al Jazeera for unbiased reporting

    Don't count on Al Jazeera for unbiased reporting
    If the letter writer Ray Gordon considers his stream of anti-Israel rhetoric even-handed reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, then perhaps Al Jazeera is not biased ("Al Jazeera will give America a balanced view of the Middle East," Aug. 7)....
  • Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism

    Al Jazeera America promises something revolutionary: solid TV journalism
    Can a TV news channel based in Qatar really be good for America? That's the $500 million question as Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this month in 50 million U.S. homes. The build-up, which has included hiring more than 400 journalists led by...
  • CNN's 'Reliable Sources' takes on Al Jazeera America's first week

    CNN's 'Reliable Sources' takes on Al Jazeera America's first week
      Al Jazeera America's premiere week was one of the topics discussed on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday. Eric Deggans, a longtime friend and colleague, was guest host. Mohammed el-Nawawy, author of "Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network that is...
  • The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett

    The difference between Al Jazeera America and CNN: Erin Burnett
    Watching the debut this week of Al Jazeera America, I couldn't help but remember reviewing the first week of Erin Burnett's show on CNN in October 2011. I say this not to rip Burnett again, but because her attitude toward the Occupy Wall Street...
  • Al Jazeera America opens strong onscreen Tuesday

    Al Jazeera America opens strong onscreen Tuesday
    The heart of Al Jazeera America’s prime-time lineup is an attractive one if you are looking for news, context and a fresh visual perspective on U.S. and world events. At least that’s the way it looked premiere night Tuesday as the Qatar-...
  • Gansler hires broadcaster Wheelock as media aide

    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has hired a veteran broadcast journalist to be his top media relations aide as he prepares to launch his campaign for the Democratic nomination for governor next week. Gansler announced Wednesday that Bob Wheelock,...
  • Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country

    Why Al Jazeera buying Current is a good thing for media, country
    I don’t care if Al Gore got more money than he ever deserved for his pathetic channel, or Glenn Beck got the short end of the stick in trying to buy it as an escape from his prison of media marginalization. All of that is ideological and...
  • Here's the Al Jazeera film on Baltimore that cable TV doesn't want you to see [Video]

    Here's the Al Jazeera film on Baltimore that cable TV doesn't want you to see [Video]
    UPDATES with reaction to the film from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's office... Using digitalmedia once again to end run the cable TV industry, Al Jazeera English posted its latest documentary, "Baltimore: Anatomy of an American City," online Tuesday...
  • What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore

    What Al Jazeera thinks of Baltimore
    Baltimore-area viewers won't see it in their TV listings, but this week a program will premiere on the Al Jazeera English channel that could do more to shape the world's image of their city than any other media coverage or civic promotion done all year....
  • It's outrageous that Al Jazeera English is not on cable in most U.S. cities

    It's outrageous that Al Jazeera English is not on cable in most U.S. cities
    Al Jazeera English will premiere a thought-provoking and hard-hitting documentary about Baltimore tonight, but viewers here won't be able to see it on cable TV. That's outrageous, ignorant and maddening. That's the conclusion I came to last week while...
  • Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think

    Of course Al Jazeera has a bias, but it's not what most critics think
    Reading some of the nutty coverage of Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV from Al Gore, I am not sure whether the problem is ideology or ignorance when it comes to the sorry state of media criticism today. Last week, I explained why I thought Al...
  • Ali Velshi to join Al Jazeera America after more than a decade at CNN

    Ali Velshi to join Al Jazeera America after more than a decade at CNN
    Al Jazeera America Thursday announced that veteran business reporter Ali Velshi will join the Qatar-owned channel to develop and host a daily prime-time business show. The announcement comes one day after news that Velshi was leaving CNN where he served...