Accuracy in Media

Al Jazeera America – More Al Jazeera, Less America

Al Jazeera America, which launched with much fanfare nearly two years ago, is retrenching after failing to attract an audience in the U.S., according to the New York Post. Insiders told the Post that the network is laying off staff and watering down its U.S. editorial voice while filling more airtime with programming from its […]

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Still Time to Stop Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera is under scrutiny for subversion in Egypt, and facing a mutiny from its own reporters over supporting the Muslim Brotherhood there. But The Washington Post assures us in a story that the channel’s official launch in the United States is on August 20, and its coverage, will be different. Philip Seib, author of The Al Jazeera […]

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“Politico” Touts Russian Agent as Progressive Hero

The publication that calls itself Politico has a strange habit of ignoring the foreign backing and ownership of channels like Russia Today and Al Jazeera, preferring to treat them as legitimate news organizations. Its media reporter, Dylan Byers, is a virtual public relations agent for Al Jazeera America, which just hired Soledad O’Brien from CNN. […]

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April 2015

4/29/2015 - Al Jazeera America – More Al Jazeera, Less America

July 2013

7/9/2013 - Still Time to Stop Al Jazeera America

7/7/2013 - “Politico” Touts Russian Agent as Progressive Hero

March 2013

3/8/2013 - CNN Panelists Call Out Soledad O’Brien for Taking Quote Out of Context

December 2012

12/21/2012 - Soledad O’Brien Is Betting CNN Will Stay Focused on Hard News—Not Turn Into “Ice Road Truckers”

12/12/2012 - Curry News Network? CNN’s Zucker Reportedly Wants to Hire Former NBC ‘Today’ Host Ann Curry

12/11/2012 - Shake-up Looming at CNN—Zucker Eyes Moving Burnett to Mornings

June 2012

6/20/2012 - Obama Biographer Maraniss Says He Wrote His Book As a Historian, Not a Fact Checker