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Seigenthaler to Al Jazeera America
Politico, by James Arkin

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/9/2013 9:16:53 AM

Former NBC News anchor John Seigenthaler will join Al Jazeera America as the network’s prime-time news anchor, the network announced Thursday, ahead of its debut Aug. 20. “With more than 30 years in journalism, John is a veteran reporter who has covered international, national and local stories that have affected us all,” David Doss, Al Jazeera America’s senior vice president for news programming said in a statement. “His extensive experience in journalism will be an extraordinarily valuable addition to the Al Jazeera America team and I’m truly looking forward to seeing him behind the anchor’s desk each night.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 8/9/2013 9:25:16 AM     (No. 9465714)

Well, I would call him a traitor, but then again he has been working at NBC already, so...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 8/9/2013 9:29:54 AM     (No. 9465723)

The learning curve should be pretty easy.

Propaganda at NBC

Propaganda at AlJzeera America.

Just be sure the White House and DNC have the correct fax/email contacts and you´ll be ready to go, John!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/9/2013 9:32:17 AM     (No. 9465731)

Bagdad Seigenthaler doesn´t have that ring to it like Bob or Tokyo Rose.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 8/9/2013 9:35:40 AM     (No. 9465736)

Al Jize John has a nice ring to it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jimmiet, 8/9/2013 9:38:55 AM     (No. 9465742)

Not all muslims want to cut off our heads. I´m sure we´ll be able to tell which is which, just ask your leftist pals.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/9/2013 9:48:17 AM     (No. 9465759)

At least this makes it official - - America-hating leftist newsreader on the payroll of islamist jihadists.

Now they can´t pretend anymore.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Watlines, 8/9/2013 9:58:00 AM     (No. 9465780)

Make no mistake: Al Jazeera America is all about slowly implementing a global effort to Islamify the world.

Check out muslim birth rates on all major continents and countries. Within two generations muslims will become dominant demographically and, ipso facto, politically.

Right now they´re busy making babies and starting to make deep inroads into other cultures using media as a primary tool.

When they start demanding Sharia law you´ll know the game has changed, possibly forever.

They won´t have to bomb anyone; just vote us out of existence.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 8/9/2013 9:58:36 AM     (No. 9465782)

I haven´t watched al jazeera and don´t know if they are even on TV yet but I can imagine they have modeled themselves after nbc. This is further proof.

What I don´t understand is why we need al jazeera when we already have abc, nbc, cbs, cnn, the new york times, and all the rest of the hate America news sources out there.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 8/9/2013 10:14:06 AM     (No. 9465811)

He´ll probably want to participate in the 2016 debates!! This country is going nowhere.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: losgatos, 8/9/2013 10:53:59 AM     (No. 9465872)

I can´t decide whether he´s a traitor or just a media whore.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 8/9/2013 11:17:20 AM     (No. 9465908)

This is that Al Gore deal?

Would never watch it, and would consider dropping our cable people if they decide to carry it.

But why is it that Dems are always the ones pushing us closer to the edge of destruction with this sort of anti-American/pro-Muslim nonsense? It´s positively Obamaesque of them: always tearing us down rather than building us up; the epitome of Demagoguery.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: john56, 8/9/2013 11:30:07 AM     (No. 9465938)

Are they going to be doing a four hour docudrama on the life of Hillary Clinton, too?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 8/9/2013 11:46:36 AM     (No. 9465966)

Pee u. Stinks.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bob913, 8/9/2013 12:59:44 PM     (No. 9466083)

Al Jazeera is more conservative then nbc, cbs, abc...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/9/2013 2:11:43 PM     (No. 9466182)

I won´t be watching, and if I find out that any company whose products or services I use advertises on big Al, my personal boycott begins.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Lionshambles, 8/9/2013 2:12:21 PM     (No. 9466183)

#7 nails it.
I am interested to see if they adopt an anti-Obama/government stance.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: skedaddle, 8/9/2013 2:35:21 PM     (No. 9466217)

What if Al Jazeera America ends up being more conservative than NBC?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney, 8/9/2013 4:56:49 PM     (No. 9466400)

´Glad when he left Seattle,´ John Seigenthaler, whose father once employed algore Jr. as a, ´journalist,´ back in the olden Tennessee days? ...Al gore apparently never forgets a bud, eh?

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