Journalism

Brian Williams Shot Down For Lying About Helicopter Story

NBC News’ star anchor Brian Williams has apologized for falsely claiming that he was in a U.S. military helicopter that was shot down by RPG fire in Iraq in 2003. The internet responded in full, blasting the journalist for lying and also having some fun at his expense. Dena Takruri recaps it all.

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When Media Coverage Of Gaza And Israel Becomes The Story

When it comes to news about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the media coverage itself often becomes the story. Dena Takruri looks at how the U.S. media got it wrong and right during the latest violence in Gaza and Israel.

Reaction To AJ Staff Convictions

Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison by an Egyptian court on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and falsifying the news. The verdict sparked international condemnation that flooded social media. AJ+ follows the reactions through the hashtags #AJTrial and #FreeAJStaff.

Egypt Sentences AJ Journalists

Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to 7 to 10 years in Egypt on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false news. The #FreeAJStaff campaign has been trending globally since February. Learn more here.