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  • Egypt rivals vie to control the message

    CAIRO -- The unrest that has shaken Egypt for more than a month has generated a war of images seeking to lay the blame for hundreds of deaths on an unchecked general, a toppled Islamist leader and legions of young men firing homemade guns and hurling...
  • Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.

    Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.
    After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra. The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
  • Al Gore, still energized

    Al Gore, still energized
    Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...
  • Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's U.S. translator

    Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera's U.S. translator
    How do you convey to the world the American ideal of free speech or curious turns of phrase like "stump speech" and "gerrymandering"? Abderrahim Foukara does it daily, as Al Jazeera's bureau chief in Washington. I first met the Moroccan-born journalist at...
  • Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help

    Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help
    After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot! The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • Al Jazeera America launches Aug. 20

     
    “We are not just ready, we're more than ready,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, on a conference call with reporters last week to discuss the launch of the new network on Aug. 20 at 3pm ET (the first program aired will be...
  • Jazzed about Al Jazeera?

     
    Check (Al Jazeera America) out for yourself starting today. Its commitment to diversity and stories from Global South make it potentially one of the most important additions to the American TV landscape in years....David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun I'm...
  • '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...
  • 'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.

    'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.
    After the coffee. Before gettng ready to watch the Redskins tonight.  The Skinny: I never get tired of watching old episodes of "The Job." If you never saw the short-lived ABC series starring Denis Leary, go find the DVDs. Monday's headlines includes...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
  • Al Jazeera America Takes Legal Action Against AT&T

    On the day of its debut, Al Jazeera America filed suit against AT&T's U-verse after the telco dropped the upstart news channel. In a statement, Al Jazeera America said that it "made a decision to seek judicial intervention in its dispute with AT&T....