‘Shock, Confusion and Criticism’: Al Jazeera Staff Upset Over New Right-Wing Outlet, Write Letter Saying It Tarnishes The Brand

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2021
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More than 100 staff members at the Qatar-based news site Al Jazeera signed an open letter objecting to the launch of a new right-wing news outlet from their parent company, according to The Guardian.

Al Jazeera recently launched “Rightly,” a conservative news outlet aiming to expand the company’s reach to right-0f-center segments of the public.

More than 100 Al Jazeera staff members have signed a letter to management saying the launch of this new right-wing outlet will “irreparably tarnish the network’s brand and work,” according to the Guardian.

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