Category Archives: Arab Media

The Syrian Experiment

As I said yesterday morning, China and Russia are using Syria as a laboratory for non-intervention. With a death toll already in the thousands, the opposition shows no sign of giving up and neither does Assad’s Alawite regime. A discussion … Continue reading

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Study: Most Americans Still Ignorant, Biased About Al Jazeera

Via Media Bistro, a study that suggests Al Jazeera still has light-years to go in the American mind. The study used relabeled clips of the Arab satellite channel and CNN International to determine audience bias: The findings that show differential … Continue reading

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The Saddam Channel

This sounds very much like Iraqi broadcast TV ante 2003: The Saddam Channel debuted on Friday, the first day of this year’s Eid for Sunnis. The holiday started Saturday for Shiites. The station’s official name alternates between “Al-Lafeta” (“the banner”) … Continue reading

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Mighty Morphin Al Jazeera?

Neal Ungerleider at Felafel Mafia on rumors that Israeli media magnate Haim Saban, the producer behind Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, is trying to buy half of Qatari network Al Jazeera: Despite the fact that al-Jazeera is a basic component of … Continue reading

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