Al Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World - Al-Jazeera And The West: The Love-Hate Relationship Summary & Analysis

Adel Iskandar and Mohammed El-nawawy
This Study Guide consists of approximately 65 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Al Jazeera.
This section contains 1,337 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Al Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World Study Guide

Summary

“Al-Jazeera And The West: The Love-Hate Relationship” outlines American perceptions of Al-Jazeera, which are most often negative. Qatari officials often receive formal complaints from U.S. diplomats about Al-Jazeera’s tendency to host guests with anti-American views. Qatari emir Sheikh Hamad spoke out on this issue, stating that “Parliamentary life requires you have free and credible media, and that is what we are trying to do” (176). Al-Jazeera’s managing director, Mohammed Jasim Al-Ali called out what he perceived as hypocrisy, stating that the network “learned media independence from the United States, and now the American officials want us to give up what we learned from them” (176). National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice criticized Al-Jazeera’s broadcast of bin Laden’s videotaped message because she said it could contain codes sent to other terrorists around the world, however many journalists...

(read more from the Al-Jazeera And The West: The Love-Hate Relationship Summary)

This section contains 1,337 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Al Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Al Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World from BookRags. (c)2020 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.