5 Facts About Al Jazeera

From the Al Jazeera journalists blog, Don’t Bomb Us:

  1. Al Jazeera was the first Arab station to ever broadcast interviews with Israeli officials.
  2. Al Jazeera has never broadcast a beheading.
  3. George W. Bush has recieved approximately 500 hours of airtime, while Bin Laden has received about 5 hours of airtime.
  4. Over 50 million people across the world watch Al Jazeera.
  5. The Al Jazeera websites are http://www.aljazeera.net (Arabic) and http://english.aljazeera.net (English).