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The New News


Viewers will see a news channel unlike the others, as our programming proves Al Jazeera America will air fact-based, unbiased and in-depth news. There will be less opinion, less yelling and fewer celebrity sightings.

– Ehab Al Shihabi, acting chief executive

( Source: NYTimes.com | Al Jazeera America Promises a More Sober Look at the News )


Earlier this year, on this blog, I dreamt up a new way of watching soccer on TV. While it might have been just a wish, the article above makes me think we are moving closer to that vision.

By the way, the less opinion, less yelling comment from above – I wonder if that applies to the behind-the-camera personalities as well as those in front of the camera.

(My experience hopes yes.)