Skip to comments.Al Jazeera Aims to Influence American Politics
Posted on 03/18/2008 10:14:48 AM PDT by Sammy67
Al Jazeera Aims to Influence American Politics by Humberto Fontova
Al Jazeera, eager for greater international coverage and cachet, recently launched an International Division. Aiming to influence the US audience, they recruited heavily from CNN and The BBC. CNN's former Havana Bureau chief Lucia Newman is noteworthy among these job-jumpers. "In Cuba we will be given total freedom to do what we want and to work without any censorship," (italics mine) she stressed upon accepting the CNN assignment in 1997. Among her "scoops" from Havana: "No dubious campaign spending here. No mud slinging -- a system President (italics mine) Castro boasts is the most democratic and cleanest in the world. Newman reported all this without a hint of tongue in cheek.
To report on U.S. political matters this fresh Al Jazeera division recently launched a news magazine inventively titled, Frontline. Besides the familiar name it's obvious they did their homework on familiar mainstream media themes. To keep things on track towards their coveted
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“Al Jazeera supports Obama” billboards would be very helpful.....(Sarc. extreme)
Would it kill you to post the author of this piece? For the record, it’s Humberto Fontova.
So, we have one more cnn, abc, nbc, cbs...
Because Al Jezeera is so popular in America?
Their hate-garbage should never be allowed in the USA, as well as the people who watch it.
They have a guy running for President, what more do they want?
American muslims support Obama, by a large margin. Looks like something is having an effect.