Al Jazeera

The Takeaway

Al Jazeera Journalist: Media in Egypt Lies in Ruins

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sue Turton, who was tried in absentia in Egypt and sentenced to 10 years in prison for falsifying news, says journalism here has been "strangled".

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On The Media

Inside Al Jazeera America

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Al Jazeera media network is about to launch a new American channel, but limited cable carriage and negative perceptions about the Al Jazeera name might make it difficult to attract viewers. OTM producer Sarah Abdurrahman goes inside Al Jazeera America to find out how the new channel is trying to break into the US media market.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Eliot Spitzer on AIG, Al Jazeera

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Eliot Spitzer, former governor and attorney general of New York joins the Brian Lehrer Show to talk about AIG's decision not to join the lawsuit over the federal bailout and Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV.


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The Brian Lehrer Show

Al Jazeera Buys Current TV

Friday, January 04, 2013

Brian Stelter, New York Times reporter and author of the Media Decoder column, discusses Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV and its future presence on American television.

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On The Media

Arab Governments No Longer Ignoring Regional Atrocities

Friday, November 18, 2011

The regime of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad is becoming increasingly isolated.  Eight months into the Syrian uprising, with estimates of more than 3,500 people killed, the Arab League voted to suspend Syria's membership in the organization.  Bob speaks with Foreign Policy blogger Marc Lynch, who says the idea that Assad would lose legitimacy among fellow Arab leaders for killing his own people may seem obvious, but it is actually a revolutionary shift in the regional mentality.


The Takeaway

Al Jazeera Cairo Offices Raided by Egyptian Military

Monday, September 12, 2011

A week after Egypt's media minister declared that the government would take legal action against outlets that "endanger the stability and security" of the country, Egyptian security forces raided the offices of Al Jazeera in Cairo on Sunday. The raid has prompted allegations of a crackdown on the news media by the transitional military-led government. Al Jazeera Live Egypt is a spin off of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera network that was founded after the civilian uprising that led to the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.

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Al Jazeera English Now Available in New York

Monday, August 01, 2011

Al Jazeera English is now available to cable television users in New York City through a deal with Regional News Network, which will provide access to Al Jazeera's English-language service. Al Jazeera currently reaches 129 nations worldwide.


It's A Free Country ®

TV Still Leads the Media Revolution in the Middle East

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Arab TV and Arab journalism in general is very much Arab. It looks at the world, and this is the great revolution in Arab journalism, the fact that Arabs suddenly, once Al Jazeera was launched, were seeing a relatively independent view of the world, of what was going on around them but through the prism of an Arab camera.

Lawrence Pintak, dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, on the Brian Lehrer Show

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