TITLE

Arab TV network plays key, disputed role in Afghan war

AUTHOR(S)
Richey, Warren
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;10/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 224, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the role played by Al Jazeera, a pan-Arab satellite television news station based in Qatar, in shaping public perceptions of the United States-led campaign in Afghanistan. Potential impact of broadcasting inflammatory speeches by Osama bin Laden on the governments in the Islamic world; Topic of freedom of the press; Relationship of the station with bin Laden; Topic of censorship within the Arab press.
ACCESSION #
5336351

 

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