January 29, 2011 by staff
Aljazeera English, Look on the bright side of things. The network-DQ HQ-ed is willing to pay for your accommodation, and no matter what happens in the newsroom over the past three months, you get away with the ultimate conversation starter for future job interviews payment. Via the world invite AJ English Interactive Media Partner X:
You should be aware of cultural differences, you need to be hungry to both learn and contribute. And to be a great learning – you must be a great listener.
You must be ready to ask you to help by either: Design & Development, R & D, research and publication; Future Mapping or creative ideas. If you need to ask what any of these terms mean – it probably means you’re not ready to apply for the internship.
Are you ready to walk from your plane ticket for an unpaid position for three months in Doha, Qatar, as an intern Al-Jazeera English?
Protests continue as President Hosni Mubarak dismissed his cabinet and vows to stay. To set fire to the offices of the ruling threatens the Egyptian National Museum, which holds gold mask of Tutankhamun. “Egypt is the traditional leader of the Arab world. The sight of his people that lose their fear of the police state will inspire others across the Middle East, “reports the BBC Jeremy Bowen.
It seems that the Los Angeles Times said Jeffrey Fleishman and Edmund Sanders Amro Hassan on the ground in Cairo. Some photos are really incredible to get out of Egypt, Reuters and AFP.
With social media largely silenced after the Egyptian government cut Internet and mobile phones, the world is watching (and Twitter) live coverage of Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera English is rapidly becoming the main source of live coverage of Cairo – both on television and a live stream online.
“Today, every day I watched Al Jazeera’s special coverage of English from across Egypt,” said NPR social strategist Andy Carvin in a Poynter cat. “They live video from a skyscraper office in Cairo. It is very reminiscent CNN and the beginning of the first Gulf War. ”
At one point, police attempted to break into the office of Al Jazeera in Cairo, but from this hour, live coverage continues. Al Jazeera told the New York Times that the traffic of its live stream is 200 times normal, with 45 percent of traffic originating in the United States. Their live blog is also very popular, and the tweets of @ ajenglish and journalist Evan Hill (evanchill @).
Meanwhile, CNN and NBC were able to broadcast from Egypt, is “old tech” to feed video out of the country. The repression of communication did not stop CNN from both Ben Wedeman (@ bencnn) and NBC, Richard Engel (@ richardengelnbc) send a steady stream of tweets. A tweet from @ bencnn describes how the Egyptian police beating a camera crew.
But the heart of much of the coverage of cable news coverage is from Al Jazeera English. The network plans to make even some of its compelling video available under a Creative Commons license. They said they’d post here later tonight.
“In many respects, he is now Al Jazeera,” says New York Times. This shows that while social media is a powerful new tool in covering news and organize people, few things have the power to compel the live video, both on television screens and computer in the world.
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