Al Jazeera’s coverage of the United States’ wars in the Middle East was controversial and attracted American accusations of propaganda. It is argued in this essay that Al Jazeera reporting was, in fact, more accurate and reliable than American media outlets during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Using the incident of Private Jessica Lynch’s 2003 capture in Iraq, examination of the reporting of Al Jazeera ultimately demonstrated the impartial and critical nature of Al Jazeera reporting.
Sankari, Ashley M.. "Impartiality Reconsidered: Al Jazeera and Jessica Lynch." The Purdue Historian 7, 1 (2014). https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/puhistorian/vol7/iss1/2