Interesting Slate piece on al Jazeera. I 've also bin a little it uncomfortable about how al Jazeera is portrayed as little more than a mouthpiece for Arab regimes. It has its biases, but so does the American media. The cheerleading tone of FNC's converage has made it almost unwatchable for me.
There's also this:
check out the most recent Lycos 50, a tally of the most-searched-for words and phrases on the Lycos search engine.
I can testify to that, as almost half the hits to this site have come from search engine queries on a misspelled versions of "Al Jazeera".