January 19, 2011

Revolution Will Be Televised: On Al Jazeera

Jeff Fleishman, Los Angeles Times

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Al Jazeera's rapid-paced, visceral coverage of the Tunisian upheaval has riveted viewers across the Middle East. Many see it as a big voice in a landscape of burgeoning Arab dissent. But governments accuse it of bias.

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