CBS, ABC, CBC and … al-Jazeera?
It’s the network the White House has accused of being in bed with al-Qaeda, and the channel that has been punted from several Middle East countries for offending the local regimes. Ten years after it launched, al-Jazeera is arguably the most controversial, hotly debated news outlet on television. With the Arabic-language channel from Qatar now looking to operate an English-language spinoff, the new venture — al-Jazeera International — wants a regular spot on Western TV next to CNN, Fox News, CBC Newsworld, CTV Newsnet and the BBC. Full Story