Over the last number of years, and especially during their coverage of mobilizations in the Middle East and North Africa region, Al-Jazeera has been showing us what has been happening from the front line.
This work was complemented by its journalists echoing the information which citizens were sharing in real time using social media like youtube or twitter.
We discuss how this combination has positioned Al Jazeera as a new media paradigm that allies with the Internet instead of confronting it or ignoring it.
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Credits: Al Jazeera New Media, Riyaad Minty