August 12, 2010
Al Jazeera Gaza coverage earns Emmy nomination
The Al Jazeera English news channel was nominated for an International Emmy for its coverage of the Gaza War.
The Emmy nominations were announced Wednesday by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Al Jazeera received a nod in the news category for its coverage of both sides of Israel’s monthlong war against Hamas that began in December 2008.
Its competition in the category is Sky News, for its coverage of Pakistan; Russian Television, for its coverage of a visit by President Obama; Brazil’s TV Globo, for coverage of a blackout that affected 60 million people.