Aljazeera

Aljazeera

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Al Jazeera (meaning "The Island" and/or "The Peninsula"), is an Arabic-language television channel based in Doha, Qatar. Its willingness to broadcast dissenting views, including on call-in shows, created controversies in the autocratic Persian Gulf Arab States. The station gained worldwide attention following the September 11, 2001 attacks, when it broadcast video statements by Osama bin Laden and other Al Qaeda leaders (see Videos of Osama bin Laden). Al Jazeera operates several specialized television channels in addition to its primary news channel. These include Al Jazeera Sports, a ... More » (Source: Wikipedia)

Overview Help
Media: Online, TV
Audience: Very large audience (1M or more) (English)
Scope: International
Political Viewpoint: Neutral viewpoint
Owners: The Qatari government | Managers: Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer al-Thani (Chairman)
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Related Publications: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Contact Info: Contact Web Form
Location: P.O. Box 23127, Doha, Qatar
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Edited By: Fabrice Florin
Last Edit: Aug 17, 2009 - 4:44 PM PDT
Story Stats
Top Topics: World (418), Middle East (138), U.S. (118), Politics (100), Israel (61), Business (55), Palestinian Authority (51), Afghanistan (48), Egypt (46), War (40), Pakistan (35), Iraq (35), Foreign Policy (34), Libya (32), Africa (32)...
Top Authors: Al Jazeera (5), Firas Al Atraqchi (5), Riz Khan (5), Marwan Bishara (5), Agencies (5), Mark Levine (4), James Bays (4), Aunohita Mojumdar (3), Zeina Khodr (3), D Parvaz (2), Hugh Macleod (2), Gregg Carlstrom (2), Sherine Tadros (2), Nazanine Moshiri (2), Chris Arsenault (2)...
Top Formats: News Report (260), News (49), Special Report (44), Opinion (39), News Analysis (22), Interview (21), Breaking News (7), Poll (2), Investigative Report (1), Other (1), Comment (1), Speech (1)
 

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Overall Rating
3.6

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from 928 story reviews
Quality
3.7
Facts
3.8
Fairness
3.7
Information
3.8
Insight
3.9
Sourcing
3.5
Style
3.7
Accuracy
3.9
Balance
3.4
Context
3.6
Depth
3.2
Enterprise
3.8
Expertise
3.1
Originality
3.8
Relevance
4.2
Transparency
3.1
Responsibility
4.0
Popularity
3.4
Recommendation
3.7
Credibility
3.4
# Reviews
2.1
# Views
4.6
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
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