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Phony Al-Jazeera text messages sent by pro-Syrian gov't hackers

The network's short messaging service was compromised and used to send false news reports, including a report that Qatar's prime minister had been assassinated.

By September 9, 2012

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NSA spied on Al Jazeera internal communications, report says

The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with "notable success," according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel.

By August 31, 2013

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Did WikiLeaks cable lead Al Jazeera news head to resign?

Leaked cable suggests Wadah Khanfar had, under pressure from the U.S., modified the network's coverage of the Iraq war. But for now, the link between WikiLeaks and the resignation remains speculative.

By September 20, 2011

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Watch teens react to Weird Al's music videos

Can legendary laughmeister Weird Al Yankovic impress the teenagers of today? The Fine Brothers find out.

By July 31, 2014

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Roku boxes get USB playback, Al Jazeera English

Roku has announced a new firmware update that allows for playback of digital media off the USB port, as well as adding Al Jazeera English as a Newscaster channel.

By February 1, 2011

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Al Jazeera calls for bloggers to spread Egypt news

Following the closure of its Cairo office by the Egyptian government, Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera is asking those in Egypt to use social media to get the word out about the country's ongoing protest movement.

By January 31, 2011

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Tech leaders get soaked in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Zuckerberg, Nadella, and others join the viral challenge, which was created by Massachusetts resident and ALS patient Pete Frates.

By August 14, 2014

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Fans want Weird Al for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Over 40,000 fans have signed a petition asking the NFL to invite parody singer Weird Al Yankovic to headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

By August 7, 2014

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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​Al Franken’s crusade to stop Comcast and save media

The US senator says his past as a comedian and writer gives him plenty of reasons to mistrust big media companies.

By May 10, 2014