Landing in Al Jazeera's Vibrant Newsroom

June 2011
Nieman Reports;Summer2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p60
The author talks about the news organization Al Jazeera based in Doha, Qatar. She cites the collaboration between Al Jazeera and the whistleblowing group WikiLeaks to report on the Iraq War files. She asserts that the organization does not focus only on the Middle East, but also on other parts of the world covering different topics such as the drug wars in Mexico and global warming in Antarctica. She mentions the increased traffic in Al Jazeera's website and describes Al Jazeera journalists as hardworking, obsessive and competitive.


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