From the NYT: YouTube may be best known for showing video clips from its users of hamsters’ pratfalls or attempts to don as many T-shirts as possible. Starting today, it will also become an easy way to view content from Al Jazeera English, the English-language version of the Qatar-based television news station. Al Jazeera introduced [...]
From the NYT: Americans may have more news outlets today than two decades ago, but they still don’t know much more about current events than they did then, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
A Palestinian group claimed Sunday it has killed BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston. But the Beeb itself is saying there's no proof and no confirmation. An excerpt: In a statement faxed to news agencies, the group (the Al Tawhid Al Jihad brigade) contrasts the attention given to Alan Johnston's captivity with that given to Palestinians held [...]