May 2007
Multichannel News;5/7/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p58
The article presents quotes from notable people commenting on the move of Buckeye CableSystem to add Al Jazeera English in its offering in the U.S. Allan Block of Block Communications claims that criticism against the television network is intended as a smear campaign. Nigel Parsons of Al Jazeera English reacts on the allegations against the network. Richard Donnelly of Burlington Telecom admits that the content and programs of the network are comparable to CNN.


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