Toulouse Terrorist Sends Video of His Killings to Aljazeera. Station Refused to Broadcast it.

What really annoys me about this New York Times story is that it’s assuming that since Aljazeera is refusing to broadcast footage of children being killed at close range, that somehow means that the station is changing its editorial policy: The decision [not to air the footage], made at the very top of the sprawling […]

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Al Jazeera Gets Hold of "Secret Syria Files"

Aljazeera describes the confidential Syria documents it obtained: The files provide an insight into President Bashar al-Assad’s strategy to suppress anti-government protests, including the lengths the government went to for protecting its strongholds. The documents, running into hundreds of pages, point to a government desperate to keep control of the capital Damascus and include clear orders […]

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❊ Lebanon and Satellite TV Channels

A row between Aljazeera and Lebanese cable providers reveals much about Lebanese consumption of Satellite TV. If you’ve never lived outside of Lebanon, you’ll be excused for thinking that satellite TV is something you subscribe to by paying some guy a small monthly fee in return for watching every international TV channel under the sun. […]

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