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Al Jazeera is now on US TV (finally) …

Look … the U.S. press has made it seem as though Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based satellite news network, is full of anti-American propaganda — all the more reason that when I watched it overseas for the first time, its objectivity and unique perspective threw me for a highly positive loop, (however, can’t comment on Al Jazeera Arabic).

There I was in Uganda of all places (don’t recommend it), seeing Israelis and Palestinians having an intelligent discussion, with no talking blowhards or crazies to be heard.  That experience made me seek Al Jazeera out whenever overseas, and, of course, to follow it closely online throughout Arab Spring and continuing onward.  All the more reason that the big news that Al Jazeera English has finally made it to the U.S. — NYC, Time Warner Cable, Channel 92 — is worth spreading.

Here’s what the press is saying:

HuffPo – Al Jazeera English Launches in New York City

New York Daily News – Al Jazeera English news network finds home on New York cable Channel

Yahoo -Al Jazeera English now available in New York as push for wider U.S. footprint continues

Politico – Al Jazeera English launches in New York

Demand Al Jazeera in the U.S.

Want a unique perspective.  Now you’ve got networks to the right; networks to the left; networks “forward;” networks who swear objectivity; there’s the BBC and … now, Al Jazeera English.

Watch them all and you may get an inkling of the truth.  There is absolutely NO reason to be uninformed about anything anymore,

Harriett@snoety.com

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1 Comment
Rob says: August 5th, 2011 at 11:42 am

Will have a look. I wonder if a lot of our problems in the Meddle East
would have been solved by now if Rabin had not been assassinated.

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