21 Sep '11, 9am

Al Jazeera's Director-General Abruptly Resigns | Care2 Causes

Al Jazeera's Director-General Abruptly Resigns | Care2 Causes

Al Jazeera’s director general, Wadah Khanfar, resigned suddenly on Tuesday and will be replaced by Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, a member of the Qatar royal family. Khanfar, a Palestinian-born journalist, had led the Doha-based network for the past eight years, overseeing its rise to become the “most important news organisation in the Arab world .” Indeed, Al Jazeera’s extensive and dogged coverage of the recent uprisings in the Middle East has won the network the praise of no one less than US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton who had actually “criticized American coverage of the revolution .” Al Jazeera, which is owned by the emir of Qatar, was set up in 1996. Khanfar began as a correspondent with Al Jazeera in locations such as Africa, Afghanistan and Iraq. Under his leadership, Al Jazeera became a network unlike other Arab media organizations which are subservient t...

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