Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Zarqawi, Media Critic

DUBAI - Al-Qaida's wing in Iraq slammed Al Jazeera television on Sunday, saying the satellite channel often criticized by Washington was siding with the United States in its reporting on the violence in the Arab country.

Al Jazeera spokesman rejected the criticism of its coverage, saying it was balanced.

“Where are you heading, Jazeera? Why this hostility toward the mujahideen (holy warriors)?” the group led by Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said, according to a statement posted on an Islamist Web site.

More here.

Now that's some funny stuff. Maybe Zarqawi needs to start cross-posting on some of the anti-media blogs out there. Apparently nobody is capable of getting anything right, anywhere, in any language or country. Damn reporters.***

***Note: My tongue is firmly planted in my cheek.


At June 22, 2005, Blogger Shar said...

I remember reading somewhere that Zarqawi's last video didn't get much coverage in the media, especially by Al Jazeera compared to what he normally gets. Looks like Al Qaida is in a huff about it.


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