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AJ+ propaganda is big hit with unwitting Americans

In 2015, AJ+ won a Webby Award for Online Film & Video, News & Information. AJ+ was also honored in the categories of Online Film & Video, News & Politics: Individual Episode (Ayotzinapa Student Killings Ignite Mexico and the Internet) plus awards for:

  • Online Film & Video, Documentary: Series (AJ+ Short Docs)
  • Mobile Sites & Apps, News (AJ+ Mobile App)

Sounds like a great operation. Launched September, 2014, it includes broadcasting on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Medium, as well as native apps: Android, iOS, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Young people love its witty, delightful banter.

The bad news is that the snappy news is propaganda – straight from Al Jazeera, the network started by Qatar. Continue reading →

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