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  • 'Man of Steel,' 'White House Down' heroes fight terrorism

    Think you can escape the world's troubles by heading to the multiplex this summer? Think again. Terrorist schemes have a starring role in the season's action movies, triggering an assortment of mayhem — collapsing skyscrapers, spaceships...
  • Al-Jazeera Taking Legal Action Against Egypt

    Al-Jazeera is taking legal action against Egyptian authorities, claiming that its journalists have been arrested without charges and harassed in past months, its London-based lawyers announced Thursday. The Qatar-based network said in a statement on...
  • Congloms Firing Up New Cable Channels as Climate Improves

    A spike in construction of new homes is always seen as a sign of an improving national economy. The same is true for channel launches. A new channel is fundamentally an expression of faith -- belief on the part of entrepreneurs and investors that there's...
  • Fox News Taps New Social-Media Tool To Give Viewers Chance To Speak

    Fox News Channel is doing its bit to smash the glass that separates the people who talk on its air from the viewers at home who might like to offer their own take on issues up for discussion. Since July, the cable network's "Special Report with Brett...
  • Al Jazeera America's Syria coverage similar to that of U.S. rivals, Pew says

    Al Jazeera America's Syria coverage similar to that of U.S. rivals, Pew says
    Al Jazeera America's coverage of the conflict in Syria differed little from that of CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank that often monitors the media.  "The analysis of cable coverage during a...
  • Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America

    Soledad O'Brien is adding another new gig to her post-CNN roster. She's joining Al Jazeera America as a special correspondent. The Qatar-based news organization announced on Monday that O'Brien had signed a deal to provide short-form segments for the...
  • 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....
  • 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......