• Fri
  • Aug 22, 2014
  • Updated: 12:27pm

Al Jazeera

Digest: How can social media benefit journalists' work?

As a social media editor, part of my job is to share useful social media tools and skills with colleagues in the editorial department, hoping they can benefit from using these new approaches.

Wednesday, 19 September, 2012, 4:01pm

A bad week for ...

Violet D'Mello

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Reporter ban bad for China's image

Foreign correspondents are the world's window on a country, witnessing, deciphering and interpreting. When they are denied the right to do their work, as has happened with Al Jazeera's only English-language reporter in China, there is bound to be a negative reaction.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Al-Jazeera office forced to shut

Al-Jazeera was forced to close its English-language bureau in Beijing after the authorities refused to renew its reporter's credentials, the Qatar-based satellite television network said yesterday.

Beijing's decision not to renew American-Chinese reporter Melissa Chan's press credentials and visa is the first such action against a foreign reporter since 1998.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone

How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone by Rosie Garthwaite Bloomsbury HK$169

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tell it like it is, and you'll win credibility

The huge growth in international 24-hour English-language television news services seemingly knows no bounds. Japan's public broadcaster NHK joined the crowded marketplace yesterday, revamping an existing channel with the aim of one day ranking beside viewership leaders, CNN International and BBC World.

3 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Al-Jazeera: How Arab TV News Challenged the World

Al-Jazeera: How Arab TV News Challenged the World

by Hugh Miles

Abacus, HK$154

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Talking of free speech...

This has been a summer of media disputes, and the stories dominate the front pages of newspapers, along with angry opinion pieces editorialising about democracy, freedom of speech and the press. No, I am not talking about Hong Kong, but Canada.

19 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Press freedom

I never heard anything more ridiculous than the claim made by Al-Jazeera's Dima Khatib (in the story headlined 'Al-Jazeera's one-woman show', January 25) that 'Beijing has realised that the old times of controlling everything within China are gone. The American media don't reflect the view of what is happening in China'.

1 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Al-Jazeera reaches out to the west

The station plans to broadcast an English-language news channel next year to promote an Arab view of world events

The Arab satellite television network Al-Jazeera plans to counter criticism from western governments by launching an English-language service.

18 Sep 2003 - 12:00am