Al Jazeera America

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  1. XuXu

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    Holy crap!

    A news channel that broadcasts actual news with information and shit! How are they gonna stay on the air?
     
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    do they have anything good to say about Israel ?
     
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    Never watched it, but I'm sure it's the raghead's answer to Fox news. Fox manages to stay on the air spouting their propaganda, maybe Al Jazeera will survive too.
     
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    I've only been watching it today, but they seem completely neutral.
     
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    I haven't seen any Arab reporters as of yet.
     
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    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    You probably won't- you don't see any slack jawed yokels on Fox, yet they drill it into your head that they're "fair and balanced".
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    In all reality xu xu, Al Jazeera is used as a propaganda tool in the Arab world, and I can see a time after they develop credibility they begin to lean very pro-arab.
     
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    I have watched English AJ on their web site. I like how they don't edit the gore of the explosions. Blood and guts...reality. Not sure if the cable station is the same way.
     
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    I've never seen the other Al Jazeera networks, so I can't say you're wrong, but that would be disappointing.
     
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    You're correct. If they stayed neutral in their reporting, they'll have a winning hand in American news reporting. It seems all the established news channels have swung to one side or the other, having a truly fair and balanced news program would be fantastic, no matter who owns it.
     
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    Been on for a while
     
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    I know, but because of the name I shied away until now.
     
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    Funny you said that. I did the same thing :jj:

    I was all paranoid that the government was monitoring to see who would watch that channel
     
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    Solid news..what a god damn shame that we need to watch BBC or other overseas news orgs to get real news

    The media is supposed to be the 4th estate...completely failed in this country...they can seriously go fuck themselves...treasonous
     
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