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Dec. 13, 2011, 9:39 a.m.
LINK: www.nytimes.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   December 13, 2011

The British invasion of America continues:

The way some at the BBC see the television world, Fox News and MSNBC are occupying partisan poles; CNN is struggling to choose between substance and sensationalism; and another foreign import to the United States, Al Jazeera, is tainted by its host country, Qatar. “We’re very deliberately saying, ‘We’re not going to tell you what to think,’ ” Mr. Horrocks said.

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