Secretary Kerry Calls Conviction Of Journalists In Egypt ‘Chilling’ As Junta Set To Receive Billion Dollars From US

By: Monday June 23, 2014 9:43 am

John Kerry calls Al Jazeera conviction "a deeply disturbing set-back to Egypt's transition." Full statement: — Michael Calderone (@mlcalderone) June 23, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement on the conviction of Al Jazeera’s journalists in Egypt calling the convictions and sentences “chilling” and “deeply disturbing”, but still plans to try and [...]

NSA Hacked Al Jazeera For News Sources

By: Tuesday September 3, 2013 7:43 am

According to documents released by Edward Snowden, the NSA hacked into secured communications of journalists and executives at Al Jazeera. Part of the hack was designed to reveal the identity of sources who spoke with Al Jazeera journalists. The United States intelligence agency was so interested, in fact, that it hacked into Al Jazeera’s internal communications [...]

It Takes Al Jazeera to Report on BP Oil Spill Sickness

By: Friday March 11, 2011 8:40 am

I’ve heard the American media described accurately at a bunch of 7 year-olds at a youth soccer game. There’s nothing strategic about the game; all the kids chase the soccer ball in a pack. I thought of that when I read a story about enduring sickness in the Gulf of Mexico. It didn’t come from [...]

Clinton: Al Jazeera is “Real News”

By: Thursday March 3, 2011 9:10 am

Here’s a fascinating admission by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. And that ABC News is reporting on it is all the more fascinating. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made it clear today that she is worried the United States is losing what she calls the “information war” abroad. China and Russia, she says, have started [...]

Tunisia Remains in Crisis as Key Ministers Resign from Unity Government After One Day

By: Wednesday January 19, 2011 8:48 am

Just to check in on our scenes of African upheaval: Ivory Coast remains at an impasse, as the international community tries to starve Laurent Gbagbo of money to force his removal from office after elections. In Sudan, the vote count on secession for the south is occurring briskly, but we probably won’t know the outcome [...]

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