When Al Jazeera English (AJE) launched last year, a lot of Americans hoped that it would be a big moment in television history.
Increased US understanding of the Arab perspective! Expansion of available international news! A cable channel with fewer blonde ladies as anchors!
Instead of this, what we got was a bunch of YouTube videos.
See, AJE had one small problem with living up to its full potential: No freaking cable station in the US would carry it. That makes ...