Al Jazeera’s ‘Real News’ Comes With a Cost

Al Jazeera owes it popularity in the Arab world to the failure of the regions’ conventional state-controlled media to break free of its political masters and provide credible news to the public. Yet, while Al Jazeera has broken through previous media taboos in the Arab world, it still shares many similarities with the regions government-controlled media. It continues to project the political agenda of its patrons and advances an Arab ethnocentric and Islamic agenda.

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