Al Jazeera, financed by the government of Qatar, reportedly purchased Current TV: NYT - Al Jazeera Seeks a U.S. Voice Where Gore Failed: “Going forward, the challenge will be persuading Americans to watch — an extremely tough proposition given the crowded television marketplace and the stereotypes about the channel that persist to this day.” Full NYT Media Decoder story here.
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She snookered Hunter College President Jennifer Raab; Erec R. Koch, Dean of Hunter’s School of Arts and Science; John T. Rose, Hunter’s Dean of Diversity and Compliance, D:F/M’s Chair Jay Roman.
Occupy the PU-litzers!
This year has given us simply too many worthy contenders for FAIR’s annual P.U.-litzers–recognizing the stinkiest journalism of the year. A big part of the problem was that so many outlets were striving to distinguish themselves with especially awful coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. So to note those lowlights, we bring you a special installment of P.U.-litzers: The OWS edition.
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