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Al Jazeera America – Can Money Buy Success?

August 25, 2013

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Many people think that TV station al Jazeera America is owned by al Qaeda. In point of fact, it is owned by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al ThaniPast who has that stunning wife who has made an art form of the hajib and who hobnobs with European and American “royalty.” Still […]

AL JAZEERA AMERICA AND DISH NETWORK – FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS

August 20, 2013

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Al Jazeera America will be launched on TV in the US today at 3:00 PM EDT.  Many of us have waited for this moment and have written our support of this day.  But when I called to have my Dish service upgraded so that I could receive it, I was told by the young man […]

Time Out for Fairness: The Piers Morgan – Toure Encounter and the Breitbart Hack Headline

March 31, 2012

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Breitbart has a feature article titled: “MSNBC’s Toure has epic Race-Baiting Meltdown on CNN.”  It seemed a must read or rather a must watch clip from CNN’s Piers Morgan show.  Having watched the video, the headline is as far from the truth of the content as Africa from Central America.  It is a hack headline […]

Press Assn. Dinner And CNN Coverage – Pure Entertainment – Purpose Eclipsed

May 1, 2011

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Even Wikipedia states that the original intent of the annual dinner has been lost to increasing coziness between the White House and the press; between Hollywood and both.  They point to the fact the in recognition of this fact, the New York Times no longer sends a representative.  Can it be – a Wikipedia article […]

America c2c Website – Who is Really Behind It and Why Can’t We Contact Him/Her?

April 5, 2011

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A friend told me about Americac2c.com, a Conservative website. One has to register or join to view the site.  I reluctantly registered because whichever vehicle you choose – Yahoo, Google, Facebook, in addition to their own registration form, you must agree that those sites can turn all information they have on you over to America […]

The Unpleasantness of The Royal Wedding – Big Bussiness for Press and Palace and Tourism

April 3, 2011

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One thing is clear:  coverage of the Royal Wedding is currently sucking the air out of press rooms worldwide.  This was the assessment of a panel discussion on CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning.  Budgets have even been earmarked for the event. Helping to generate addictive interest in the event months out – the Palace and […]

Staging a Riot – Positions Please – Let the Photographers and Journalists Through

March 28, 2011

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Here is how just a few out of control people can grab maximum attention – a single photograph is all it takes .  One wonders if there are photographers/journalists sympathetic to their cause among the press corps surrounding and weaving through such events. The actions of these more violent protesters at times appear carefully staged […]

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