Category media

National media rises to the occasion during Matthew

Through the years I have often noted that the reaction of the national press to Superstorm Sandy was different than many had to Hurricane Katrina or other storms that have hit Florida or the Gulf Coast. It seems in the past, for many in the media if storms don’t hit the northeast corridor stretching from […]

Al Jazeera America’s demise – What does it tell us?

The demise of Al Jazeera America, which announced it is shutting its doors in April did not surprise many. The Qatari-owned network suffered from a perception problem in the United States going back to the post 9/11 period when the channel’s main broadcast outlet in Doha served as a virtual propaganda arm for Al-Qaida and […]