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Michael Calderone

Al Jazeera Holds Israel Responsible For Shots Fired At Gaza Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.24.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Al Jazeera’s office in Gaza came under fire Tuesday, and the network says it is holding Israel responsible. An Al Jazeera spokesman ...

Washington to Cairo: Start Acting Like a Democracy

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

For the United States and many other foreign leaders around the world, from Great Britain to Australia, this sentence was a vivid reminder of Egypt's grotesque reality: that of a country dominated by the military, where the right to a fair trial, a free press, and free expression are blatantly crushed.

CNN Journalist Reports For Al Jazeera For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.26.2014 | Media

Reporters from Al Jazeera are not, to say the least, welcome in Egypt. The country's arrest and subsequent prosecution of many of the network's journa...

Al Jazeera In Vermont

Jillian York | Posted 03.04.2014 | Media
Jillian York

When Burlington, Vermont's cable company, Burlington Telecom, decided to carry Al Jazeera, groups clamored both in protest and support, and bloggers around the world jumped on the story.

Letter From Columbia Journalism Professors to His Excellency Adly Mahmoud Mansour

Bruce Shapiro | Posted 04.29.2014 | College
Bruce Shapiro

As faculty members of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, we write to protest the continuing detention of, and criminal proceedings directed against, reporters, producers and other news professionals of Al Jazeera and Al Jazeera English.

Al Jazeera Journalists Face Interrogation

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prosecutors say three detained journalists working for Al-Jazeera English are being interrogated on suspicion of having unlicen...

'Release Them!'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Fifty-two correspondents and editors from various international news organizations signed a joint letter on Monday calling for the release of the Al-J...

Al-Jazeera Journalists Held For 15 More Days

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian judiciary official says a team of journalists working for satellite news broadcaster Al-Jazeera English will be held for 15...

Al Jazeera English Crew Deported From Egypt

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media

CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities say they have deported three members of a TV crew working for the English-language version of Qatar-based news broadcast...

Al Jazeera English Receiving 'Thousands' Of Complaints From Viewers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.21.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera English has received "thousands" of complaints from viewers over the end of its livestream in the United States, the channel said Wednesday...

Michael Calderone

U.S. Viewers Will Soon Be Unable To Watch Al Jazeera English

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Al Jazeera America launches in a few weeks, U.S. fans of Al Jazeera English who currently watch it livestreamed online or on cable wi...

Al Jazeera Cutting Off Online Stream In US

mondoweiss.net | Posted 10.02.2013 | Media

Staff members of Al Jazeera have informed me that as soon as Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on August 20, American viewers will be unable to acces...

Michael Calderone

Will Al Jazeera America Actually Change Anything?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Kate O’Brian, a 30-year ABC News veteran named president of Al Jazeera America this week, says the soon-to-be-launched network will st...

WATCH: Al Jazeera's Big US Play

The Aspen Institute | Posted 06.28.2013 | Impact

TIME: 10:00am-10:50am EST Al Jazeera, one of the world's biggest media companies, is launching a new cable channel in the US. On Friday, June 28, A...

Violence Has No Religion: New Rules For Bill Maher On Islam

Marwan Bishara | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Marwan Bishara

I enjoy watching Real Time with Bill Maher whenever I can, and I especially appreciate the wittiness and humor of his New Rules. Alas, whenever the subject of Islam and the Middle East pops, the show turns ugly.

HERE's Where Ann Curry Can Go!

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.20.2013 | Media

There seems to be tons of interest in working at Al Jazeera America, the network that will launch in the U.S. over the summer. When Al Jazeera bou...

12,000 Resumes For 104 Jobs?

Chicago Reader | Michael Miner | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

When Al Jazeera bought Current in January for $500 million, the Qatar-based news network announced that Al Gore's little-watched cable operation would...

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Wins Correction Of The Day After WaPo Runs Patently Unbelievable Al Jazeera Scoop

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

So, despite what you've heard, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is not going to be proselytizing from a perch at Al Jazeera English. This is something t...

Open Letter to Al Gore, Regarding Aljazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 04.07.2013 | Media
MP Nunan

You've had a tough week or two, haven't you? You're doing the talk show rounds to promote your new book, but all the interviewers want to talk about is the degree of hypocrisy with which you sold out to Big Oil, when you sold Current TV to Aljazeera. You need to come out swinging.

Al Jazeera America: Time for a New Cable Model?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

Beset with logistical as well as political hurdles, Al Jazeera America will undoubtedly confront a rocky road ahead. If the network decides to raise the bar and provide truly innovative programming, then the network will surely gain some respect.

Al Jazeera America -- The Newsroom We've Been Waiting For

Nida Khan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Nida Khan

There's a reason why news junkies like myself are excited and anticipating this progress in domestic media. And there's a reason why everyone should take notice.

Al Jazeera Is Definitely Hiring

observer.com | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media

Looks like someone is hiring. Al Jazeera just posted a list of over 100 job openings on their website for the soon-to-launch new U.S.-based news chan...

Al Jazeera English: Too Uncomfortable For U.S. Audiences

Geri Spieler | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media
Geri Spieler

Are we uncomfortable with news that has not been sanitized by our own American-based networks? Is that the reason there is so much pushback to Al Jazeera English on U.S. network TV?

Why Al Jazeera America?

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 03.09.2013 | Media
Courtney C. Radsch

Most of America, however, sympathizes with Israel and supported the Iraq war. So what is the station's plan for the U.S. market?

Consider the Source

David Westin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media
David Westin

The sale of cable news network Current TV to Al Jazeera has raised more than a few eyebrows. But whatever comes of it all, the creation of this alternative to CNN and Fox News and MSNBC shows just how much has changed in the news media since Peter Jennings left us just seven years ago.