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Aljazeera’s Social Media Shame

Aljazeera only consolidated its association with Islamist movements following its firing of Shlomo Pfeffer

‘It is a sad day for media in general, and for social media in particular’. Judging by the number of retweets, this would easily classify as the most popular among the Israeli Twittersphere in the wake of Aljazeera TV’s disengagement of Shlomo Pfeffer from his responsibilities as its Senior Correspondent in Israel and the Palestinian territories. This controversial move from the Arab world’s prime mouthpiece in the west comes after an equally controversial tweet from Pfeffer, where he expressed his sorrow over the permanent vegetative state of ex-prime minister Ariel Sharon on its 4th anniversary. Continue reading