Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
The sale of U.S. cable station Current TV to the Qatar-based news network Al Jazeera raises questions about how a foreign network might explain Americans to themselves. Might Al Jazeera provide a foreign lens for Americans to examine themselves? What would that even look like?
Real life doesn’t always have a proper narrative, at least while it’s in the process of composing itself.
Trying to watch itself, Egyptian state TV has lost its collective mind. They have slid into a self-comforting psychosis. They don’t reject reality as much as they simply create a whole new one.
Antenna asks for your take on the place of media in the events in Egypt.