March 29, 2006
— Ace At least now he'll be drawing a check from the correct employer.
More interesting is that this isn't the first CNN staffer to go to Al-Jazeera.
Posted by: Xoxotl at March 29, 2006 12:28 PM (Wsi7x)
Sounds like a promotion to me.
From CNN who works for Al Jazeera
to Al Jazeera.
Beheading's at 6!
Posted by: Ben USN (Ret) at March 29, 2006 12:31 PM (GQyHM)
Posted by: Rusty at March 29, 2006 12:36 PM (JQjhA)
Wooo!! Dat girl is nuts!
Posted by: IreneFingIrene at March 29, 2006 12:47 PM (YrP+l)
Al Jazeera is actually more conservative than CNN.
Posted by: Ben USN (Ret) at March 29, 2006 12:53 PM (GQyHM)
Posted by: Rube at March 29, 2006 01:57 PM (3lvKw)
Posted by: Purple Avenger at March 29, 2006 02:11 PM (WjdPM)
Posted by: spaceman at March 29, 2006 02:27 PM (NaWaA)
Posted by: Canelone at March 29, 2006 02:45 PM (1Vbso)
Posted by: docdave at March 29, 2006 03:27 PM (/LthV)
Posted by: spurwing plover at March 29, 2006 04:46 PM (uPdgJ)
Keith Olbermann is more popular than CNN.
Posted by: at March 29, 2006 05:22 PM (ANynN)
Posted by: scrapiron at March 29, 2006 05:39 PM (y6n8O)
And Fahrenheit 9/11 is the highest-grossing "documentary" ever. What's your point?
Posted by: truly gutless at March 29, 2006 05:45 PM (/0Qyy)
Posted by: ErikW at March 29, 2006 06:31 PM (78hsC)
what the hell does that mean? Nobody watches MSNBC, does that mean even fewer watch CNN? Does that mean more people are friends with Olbermann the moron than a disembodied network?
Posted by: Canelone at March 29, 2006 06:43 PM (1Vbso)
The article I read - the one linked by Ace - said her name is Lucia, not Julia, Newman. We'll have another dose of remedial reading over here, please.
Posted by: at March 30, 2006 03:33 AM (N729z)
Just to clear it up, the correspondents name is Lucia, but she is a she. However there is a "he" that jumped also - Dave Marash, formerly of Nightline, will be their Washington anchor/reporter.
Posted by: Aaron at March 30, 2006 04:42 AM (hCUhy)
Posted by: twinsdad at March 30, 2006 06:03 AM (8YwAy)
And of course she said that she was "treated well."
Miss Carroll was must be one of those rare gals who is easy to please, easy-going, and not too picky. Any woman who regards being abducted at held captive for a few moths in a third-world environment as good treatment is indeed a rare find and defintitely marriage material. I guess all those videos of Jill weeping and pleading for her life must have been due to PMS and nothing more.
I can hardly wait for the book.
Posted by: Bart at March 30, 2006 07:47 AM (RSqpn)
Posted by: Pixelflash at March 30, 2006 08:13 AM (O+1/6)
Posted by: spurwing plover at April 01, 2006 04:44 AM (uo3LX)
Boy, I sure do. It's funny that you mention it, spurwing. Last night I was thinking about the coverage of the first gulf war. We had two telivisions and four radios going in someone's office - all on, so we could listen to all the news. I remember Bernie Thomas crawling around on the hotel rooftop. It was pretty exciting.
Didn't Arnett become an American citizen? Why bother? I googled him trying to find out and learned that his son-in-law is John Yoo. He was the AG who helped draft the Patriot Act and did a series of memos on torture. I would love to be a fly on the wall at one of their family get togethers. lol!
Posted by: shawn at April 01, 2006 05:06 AM (uLve2)
Hahaha... what is this, an April Fools Joke, Spurwing? Goading somebody into an actual conversation with you!
Posted by: Madfish, the Mike Slayer at April 01, 2006 05:14 AM (lDcUQ)
Posted by: shawn at April 01, 2006 05:21 AM (uLve2)
Posted by: scott at April 01, 2006 05:26 AM (wZLWV)
Don't make me laugh... he's got a devoted web page to his musings!
But... if you can actually understand and converse intelligently with the Spurwing, then who am I to cast dispersions on either of you.
Posted by: Madfish, the Mike Slayer at April 01, 2006 05:35 AM (lDcUQ)
You got it.
Posted by: shawn at April 01, 2006 05:36 AM (uLve2)
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