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Egypt shuts down Al Jazeera leaving residence sanitized State Television

January 30, 2011 politisite 0

Egypt’s decision on Sunday to close the offices of Al Jazeera illustrates the leading role the Arabic broadcaster has taken in reporting unprecedented popular revolts against Arab rulers. Egypt has often harassed the Qatar-based channel since it began in 1996, setting off a revolution in Arab media in the face of state-controlled information, but it had never before tried to shut down its operations completely. But the channel led the […]

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Top Ten Liberal Biased American Journalists

July 16, 2010 politisite 0

Number 10: Neil Steinberg, Chicago Sun-Times As a citizen of the state with one of the worst economic climates in the country, one with an ex-governor in jail and another likely headed there (to add to the other two that once sat behind bars), the state with the worst budget crisis in the nation, I have to nominate at least one Illinois journo to the list of most left-biased. Naturally, […]

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Journalist for hire $5000 to investigate Journalists

February 23, 2010 politisite 0

After decades of digging into the Church of Scientology, reporters and editors at the St. Petersburg Times are accustomed to being denounced by its leaders. But they find it unsettling that three veteran journalists — a Pulitzer Prize winner, a former “60 Minutes” producer and the former executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors — are taking the church's money to examine the paper's conduct. Although the journalists have promised […]