Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Al-Jazeera Calls on U.S. to Ensure Free Press

Reuters, March 26, By Merissa Marr, European Media Correspondent, LONDON (Reuters) - Banned on Wall Street and wiped off the Internet, Arab news channel al-Jazeera defended its controversial coverage of the Iraq war on Wednesday and demanded the United States come to its aid in the name of a free press. Al-Jazeera, which angered the United States by showing footage of dead and captured American soldiers, said it was deeply concerned after two of its reporters were banned from the New York Stock Exchange and its Web sites were hacked ...

Free press? What a radical idea.

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