Content tagged with: alhurra


Alhurra and the Arab Spring


There is one thing in common between Congress-funded Arabic TV, Alhurra, and countries of the Arab Spring. Both have unaccountable leaders, who have been in place since forever, and who look like they are staying indefinitely.

Alhurra and the challenges of public diplomacy


That’s largely the case for the U.S. government’s most expensive foreign broadcasting effort: the Arabic-language news channel Alhurra. Since the television station was founded in 2004, the U.S. has sunk close to a billion dollars into it.

Information War 2011

CPD Blog
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer. -- Edward R. Murrow In 2004, I released my second book called Information War: American Propaganda, Free Speech & Opinion Control Since 9/11. The Bush administration was designating the Arab language network... Read More

AIB condemns jamming of Alhurra, Al Jazeera and DW


The Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has expressed its concern at the continuing disruption to transmissions of a number of its members. Deliberate, harmful Interference has been noted to the satellite transmissions of Alhurra, Al Jazeera and Deutsche Welle since unrest began in a number of North African and Middle Eastern countries.