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Al Jazeera English: Jason Johnson on Protests in Ferguson, Missouri

On Al Jazeera English, Hiram College professor Jason Johnson provides analysis direct from Ferguson, Missouri, where protests erupted after a grand jury failed to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Mike Brown.

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Ferguson Exposes a Crisis in the U.S.

Americans are used to turning on the nightly news to see violence, unrest and angry protesters in some far away land. We like to pretend that those kinds of problems happen in “other” nations and that Americans would never feel so angry, trapped or disenfranchised that violence would seem like the only option for expression. 932 more words

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Al Jazeera English: Jason Johnson on President Barack Obama's Immigration Speech

On Al Jazeera English, Hiram College professor Jason Johnson discussed President Barack Obama’s speech announcing executive action on immigration.

Initial reaction to President Obama’s speech. 11 more words

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The pop-up news lessons for the mainstream media

After pop-up restaurants and pop-up shops it was only a matter of time before pop-up news came along. Leading the field in this area of subject specific news sites is an organisation called… 695 more words

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VIDEO: Al Jazeera Int'l: What's driving ISIL's recruitment?

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The so-called Arab Spring raised hopes of regime change and a path towards democracy across the Middle East and North Africa.

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#Afghanistan: Farewell Kabul - Viewfinder

As foreign troops withdraw from Afghanistan, one young Afghan photographer has finally found a way to flee the country.

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By the end of 2014, only 9,800 US troops will remain in Afghanistan, which is causing widespread concerns about the country’s stability.

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Al Jazeera English: Jason Johnson, Live on Election Night 2014

On Election Night 2014, Hiram College professor Jason Johnson reported live from the U.S. Capitol on the results of the 2014 midterm elections for Al Jazeera English.

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