As I have often mentioned, we spend our time split between Europe and the US.
As a result, we get the interesting insight of seeing the same event as viewed by two totally different media machines.
While we in the US like to believe we have a free press, the spectrum of opinion and stories covered are often far from what we are able to see in Europe.
This morning, I am embedding a clip from AlJazeera TV News. You cannot see it in the US because no cable operator in this country will carry AlJazeera. Why, I am not sure, as they do a pretty good job. They are, I think, in all honesty, far more objective in many ways than Fox News, and they certainly cover far more international news than do most US networks.
In any event, here’s a look.