Video

MSNBC's Velshi Shocked Trump Concerned by Murder of Saudi Journalist

October 14th, 2018 2:52 PM
Guest-hosting Joy Reid's MSNBC show, Ali Velshi finds it impossible to understand why President Trump, given his criticism of US journalists, would express concern about the possible murder of a journalist at the hands of the Saudi government. 

Al Jazeera Hacks 500 Jobs

Culture
March 28th, 2016 10:48 AM
What’s Arabic for “schadenfreude?” It was only two months ago that Al Jazeera announced Al Jazeera America was closing shop – a blow to the dozens of New York Times-types that made up its audience. Now the parent network, owned by the government of Qatar, is itself cutting its staff by 500. (Cutting the jobs, not the people. We think.)
Video

Kelly, Kurtz Unload on Media for Complaints Over Terrorist Photo

December 8th, 2015 12:49 AM
Ripping members of the liberal media who’ve criticized press outlets for publishing photos of San Bernardino terrorist Tashfeen Malik wearing a hijab, Fox News host Megyn Kelly teamed with guest Howard Kurtz on Monday night to excoriate the “ludicrous” line of thinking by Melissa Harris-Perry and an Al Jazeera producer (among others) that even led Kelly to exclaim that “[n…

Al-Ja-SeeYa! Massive Layoffs Coming for Qatari-Owned Network

Culture
September 23rd, 2015 10:34 AM
An anti-Western propaganda network is reportedly letting go a quarter of its workforce. But this time it’s not MSNBC. On Tuesday, The Guardian reported that falling oil prices are forcing the Qatari emir to cut expenditures. So rather than cut his funding of Hamas, 800-1,000 al-Jazeera employees are on the chopping block worldwide.

Al Jazeera Employees Quit Over Egypt Bias

July 9th, 2013 3:05 PM
Well, The Washington Post sure knows how to bury a lead. It’s hardly news that someone is accusing Al Jazeera of having an anti-Western slant – it does and plenty of people have taken public exception to it. But when 22 of the network’s own employees quit because they can’t stomach the pervasive pro-Islamist bias, it’s something to write home about. On July 9,…

Soledad O'Brien Joins Al Jazeera

July 1st, 2013 10:52 AM
This is just WAY too funny. Soledad O'Brien, who failed miserably at CNN, is actually going to Al Jazeera. The Wrap reported moments ago:

Domestic Propaganda: NY Times Puffs Al Jazeera America's U.S. News Foc

May 31st, 2013 8:17 AM
The New York Times’ Brian Stelter is super-excited about the debut of Al Jazeera America sometime later this summer. He’s especially enthused that AJA “wants to be American through and through,” and is “aiming to have virtually all of its programming originate from the United States.” And that makes sense. Even Stelter, a fan-boy of all things Al Jazeera,…

Iraq Suspends Al Jazeera For Promoting Violence and Sectarianism

April 29th, 2013 1:12 AM
Paging Al Gore! Iraq on Sunday suspended the licenses of Al Jazeera and nine other satellite stations for promoting violence and sectarianism. Al Jazeera reports:

Ali Velshi Leaves CNN for Al Jazeera

April 5th, 2013 10:41 AM
It was announced earlier this week that Ali Velshi was leaving CNN. In a press release obtained by TVNewser, we learned Thursday that Velshi was exiting the supposedly most trusted name in news to work for Al Jazeera:

Gore Defends Current TV Sale, Says Profit Motive Was Not Reason He Sol

March 11th, 2013 10:39 PM
Environmentalist activist and former U.S. vice president Al Gore is defending the sale of his Current TV cable channel to Al Jazeera, saying that the Qatari government-run network is “honest-to-goodness” news. During a panel discussion at the South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Gore was asked about his $500-million deal to sell the low-rated news operation to…

Al Gore Sued For $5-Million Over Sale of Current TV to Qatari-owned Al

March 7th, 2013 3:51 PM
Media consultant John Terenzio is suing former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for stiffing him of a cool $5 million over the environmental activist's sale of Current TV to the Al Jazeera, the Islamist-friendly news network owned by the oil-rich country of Qatar. In a nutshell, Terenzio claims the sale was his idea and that he got the ball rolling on the sale, only to see Gore initially reject…

Palin: 'WaPo & Like-Minded MSM Entities, You're About As Credible As

February 12th, 2013 4:06 PM
A Washington Post contributor published an article Tuesday amazingly citing as true claims by a - wait for it! - satirical website that former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has taken a job with Al Jazeera. For her part, the former vice presidential candidate is having a good old time on Twitter at the author's expense:

NBC Hits Gore From Left on Climate 'Hypocrisy'; Ignores Al Jazeera's A

January 29th, 2013 10:41 AM
In an interview with former Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday's Today, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over the "hypocrisy" of the global warming crusader selling his news channel Current TV to the oil-funded Al Jazeera network. However, Lauer completely ignored the Arab news organization's history of anti-Americanism and promotion of Islamic fundamentalism. [Listen to the audio or…

Politico's Byers Churns Out Over 2,000 Words on 'Al Jazeera America: W

January 13th, 2013 5:55 PM
Before Current TV sold itself to Al Jazeera, allowing former Vice President Al Gore to walk away with a reported $100 million, making him (according to Forbes Magazine) richer than the left's designated archvillain Mitt Romney, the network's average audience was between 25,000 and 45,000. The burning question on the mind of Dylan Byers Saturday afternoon at the Politico -- a question…