Abdallah Schleifer, former
NBC News Cairo bureau
chief, reporting on the Gulf
War for NBC.
Fouda reporting from the
Iraq/Kuwait border on a story linking depleted uranium used during the Gulf War
to the spread of cancer and birth defects in southern Iraq.
The Impact of Arab TV News: Two
Al-Jazeera, the all-news
channel broadcast from Qatar, has been the hottest, most popular satellite channel
in the region for the past two years. But it has its critics; even its Ramallah
bureau from where it has provided some of the most dramatic coverage of Intifada
Al Aqsa was shut down for 48 hours as a demonstration of the Palestinian Authority's
heavy hand.Yosri Fouda, Al-Jazeera's award-winning investigative reporter ("Top
Secret"), defends Al-Jazeera, and TBS Senior Editor Abdallah Schleifer tempers
his praise with strong reservations.
Al-Jazeera: Here We Stand; We Can Do No
By Yosri Fouda, Al-Jazeera investigative correspondent and London bureau chief
Are Deceiving: Arab Talk Shows and TV Journalism
by TBS Senior Editor and Publisher S. Abdallah Schleifer