Thursday, April 03, 2003

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".
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