Browsing Tag Al-Jazeera

Al Jazeera Journo Admits Being Hamas Operative

Samer Allawi Samer Allawi, an Al-Jazeera journalist admits he was a Hamas operative. During an investigation with The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) Allawi said he was recruited to Hamas in 1993 and...

September 26, 2011 22:58 By :

February 20 Links

• Just read that executive editor Amir Mizroch resigned from the JPost for health reasons. For some reason, the simple Hebrew expression, refuah shlaymah, (you should have a complete recovery) sounds...

February 20, 2011 15:49 By :

HR Comment: Egypt Exposes Media Hypocrisy

The intense coverage of the uprising in Egypt has revealed a significant double standard in the media’s coverage of Israel.

February 7, 2011 16:52 By :

Israel and Egypt’s Unrest: Rounding Up the Reax

• Are Bibi/Fayyad economic policies insulating the West Bank from the Arab protests? Joel Mowbray sees a connection: The West Bank has among the quietest “streets” in the Arab world right now. No...

February 7, 2011 15:53 By :

Palileaks and The Guardian’s Agenda Journalism

An overview of some of the issues generated by The Guardian’s publication of thousands of leaked Palestinian documents.

January 31, 2011 16:53 By :

Al-Jazeera, Egypt, and History’s First Draft 2.0

Yesterday, my colleague, Alex Margolin commented on the role of Facebook and Twitter in Egypt’s protests. There’s no question social media is playing a key role. But there’s a facet that...

January 31, 2011 9:51 By :

4 Reasons Why The Guardian Was Al Jazeera’s Best PaliLeaks Pair

Our new Question of the Week asks: Why might Al Jazeera have chosen The Guardian over larger Western news services to partner in the Palestine Papers leak? Here are my four reasons why The Guardian made...

January 26, 2011 9:28 By :

Bad Day For a Meeting

When I scheduled a meeting with HonestReporting’s wunderkind graphic designer to make a mockup of what Backspin will look like (this is not the final look), nobody had an inkling that a decade’s...

January 25, 2011 22:04 By :

The Palestine Papers: So What?

So the Palestinian Authority and its Fatah cadres are having a hissy fit over a slew of documents leaked to Al-Jazeera and then shared with The Guardian. Big yawn. The whole leak is just a localized...

January 24, 2011 10:30 By :

Evening Links

• Following Tunisian unrest, Salam Fayyad invited reporters over to reassure international donors the Palestinian street that the PA economy is doing just fine, thank you very much: The message he wanted...

January 17, 2011 17:28 By :