ABC, NBC Punt on Al Jazeera America Shutting Down, GE Moving HQs

January 13th, 2016 9:16 PM
On Wednesday, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News neglected to cover two separate stories on the business and news media fronts as Al Jazeera America announced that it will cease operations while General Electric made clear that it will move its headquarters to Boston after 41 years in Connecticut because of high taxes. In contrast, the CBS Evening News offered dual news briefs on both…

Key Source for Al Jazeera Recants on Peyton Manning HGH Story

December 28th, 2015 9:48 AM
So, stop me when you’ve heard this before: “Radical, corrupt news organization conspires to take down a revered American using highly dubious, if not outright fraudulent sourcing.”

Kelly, Kurtz Unload on Media for Complaints Over Terrorist Photo

December 8th, 2015 12:49 AM
Ripping members of the liberal media who’ve criticized press outlets for publishing photos of San Bernardino terrorist Tashfeen Malik wearing a hijab, Fox News host Megyn Kelly teamed with guest Howard Kurtz on Monday night to excoriate the “ludicrous” line of thinking by Melissa Harris-Perry and an Al Jazeera producer (among others) that even led Kelly to exclaim that “[n]o one gives a crap…

BLM/Palestinian Video Released Amid Terror Attacks on Israelis

October 14th, 2015 4:33 PM
“When I See Them I See Us” is the newest catch phrase of Black Lives Matter and Pro-Palestinian activists. So what on earth do these two movements have in common? In a video released just today, African American and Palestinian activists answered that question. “What do Gaza and Ferguson have to do with one another? If you ask the black and Palestinian artists and activists who just released a…

Al-Ja-SeeYa! Massive Layoffs Coming for Qatari-Owned Network

September 23rd, 2015 10:34 AM
An anti-Western propaganda network is reportedly letting go a quarter of its workforce. But this time it’s not MSNBC. On Tuesday, The Guardian reported that falling oil prices are forcing the Qatari emir to cut expenditures. So rather than cut his funding of Hamas, 800-1,000 al-Jazeera employees are on the chopping block worldwide.

Al Jazeera English Email Bans Usage of Terms 'Terrorist,' 'Islamist'

January 27th, 2015 6:20 PM
On Tuesday afternoon, Brendan Bordelon of National Review Online (NRO) reported on the latest leaked email from Al Jazeera English that showed executive Carlos van Meek telling employees not to sure the terms “extremist,” “Islamist,” “militant,” and “terrorist” in their news coverage to “avoid characterizing people.” Van Meek’s email came following a deadly shooting earlier in the day at a hotel…

Leaked E-mails Show Al-Jazeera Hates the Post-Hedbo Attack Spin

January 11th, 2015 8:21 AM
Brendan Bordelon at National Review has published some internal e-mails at al-Jazeera after the Charlie Hebdo attack that show how the Qatar-based network shows a real hostility to Western values of free speech – especially when that speech is mocking and insulting religion. What followed Saturday was an online commentary at al-Jazeera from an American professor insisting the murders weren't…

Al Jazeera America Favored Hamas-Controlled Gaza Over Israel

September 11th, 2014 8:14 AM
Qatar-owned network avoided Hamas ‘terror,’ Israeli casualties.

Ethical Conflict Doesn’t Stop Al Jazeera from Attacking Chicken Indu

August 27th, 2014 11:18 AM
Anti-factory farming rhetoric is all the rage on the left, so when the USDA announced changes to its inspection for the first time since 1957, liberal outrage was sure to follow. Al Jazeera America devoted most of an episode of “The Stream” to criticism of the changes on Aug. 20. And the left-wing slant of that episode about USDA changes to poultry inspections was predictable, given the…

Al Jazeera America at One Year – Yes, it’s Still on the Air

August 20th, 2014 2:07 PM
The news that Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America for millions of dollars owed him from the purchase of his Current TV network rocked the media world last week. After all, who knew Al Jazeera America still existed? But AJA is still there (probably), snug in the old Current TV channel slot on your cable guide. It’s just that you’re not watching. Neither is anyone else.

Al Gore Sues Al-Jazeera For Every Last Penny Of Its Outlandish Current

August 17th, 2014 7:29 AM
“Greed, for the lack of a better word, is good.” Who knew that former Democratic vice president Al Gore would embody that Oliver Stone movie mantra? Gore’s filed a lawsuit in Delaware against Al Jazeera America claiming its owners (the Qatari royal family) are still withholding $65 million from him and Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt. "Al Jazeera America wants to give itself a discount on…

Top NY Times Editor: Obama Administration 'Most Secretive White House

January 23rd, 2014 11:07 PM
In an interview set to air Sunday on al-Jazeera America, New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson told the Arab network’s John Seigenthaler than the Obama adminisistration “is the most secretive White House that I have ever been involved in covering, and that includes — I spent 22 years of my career in Washington and covered presidents from President Reagan on up through now, and I was…

Good One, John!: On Comedy Central, Al Jazeera's Seigenthaler Insists

January 9th, 2014 12:08 PM
John Seigenthaler, the former NBC news anchor who now reads the news on Al Jazeera America, showed up on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report Tuesday night to undergo a faux-grilling from Stephen Colbert about his new employer. While explaining how he came to work at Al Jazeera, Seigenthaler remarked, “They offered me the chance to anchor a newscast that focused on serious news. In-depth…

Al Jazeera America Launches With Few Sponsors, National Advertisers Sh

August 19th, 2013 8:57 AM
All together now...awwwww! Al Jazeera America is set to launch Tuesday, and its doing so with few sponsors.