In case you haven’t seen it yet, Al Jazeera has instituted a campaign for Americans to demand the channel from their cable providers. I’ve been writing about Al Jazeera in the United States for three years now (see my 2008 Global Voices piece), and have continuously lobbied Comcast, my cable provider, for the channel, to no avail.
Today, Al Jazeera has a damning report on US media bias in the case of Egypt, yet another reason that we need the channel:
I owe more lengthy pieces on this subject to more than one person at the moment, so I’ll leave it at this: American readers, please demand Al Jazeera…because you deserve better than CNN.
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