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".
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.
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.
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.
Monday, August 01, 2011
By Kate McGee
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.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
— Lawrence Pintak, dean of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, on the Brian Lehrer Show