Al Mayadeen TV's Incomplete Promise

Ghassan Ben Jeddo’s new TV channel can only be trusted if it’s completely transparent about the source of its funding. “The biggest problem is people’s inability to differentiate between Al Jazeera and the Qatari government. Al Jazeera is totally independent from the government although it is funded by it”. Those were the words of Ghassan […]

Operation "The Light Side of Hezbollah"

A few days after “paint-balling with Hezbollah”, we get yet another exposé in an english language publication in which the themes of Hezbollah, entertainment and western journalists getting privileged access and bragging about it, are mixed together. “Inside Hezbollah’s Terror Tech Museum”, published today in WIRE, (more colorfully republished in io9) is yet another piece in which the […]