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Libya, liberation and the crowd

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… Libya can give the crowd a voice, CNN can give them a megaphone. As Al Jazeera director general Wadah Khanfar recently said when talking about Egypt’s uprising:

“…we found these people in the street and all of them were our reporters: feeding us with pictures, video and news… Al Jazeera took the voice of these people and amplified it, allowed a new sense of possibility.”

Crowd on camera

Al Jazeera is now planning to devote permanent airtime to the crowd. The network has …

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