Armies of Liberation Battles al-Jazeera
She recently was interviewed by al-Jazeera as she fights oppression as only she can. She tells us about the media experience,
c) nail the opening. The hardest part is your first five words.
I did have an opening memorized but the host said to me:
well you’re one of the most controversial guests we’ve had, since a Yemeni newspaper published an announcement of your appearance and we’ve recieved a flood of email condemning your appearence on al-Jazeera and denouncing you as anti-Arab,
so welcome Miss Novak.
And then he asked me a question.
So my opening was, Its very strange that anyone would call me anti-Arab, since I spend so much of my time advocating for the human rights and civil rights of Arab people.
(The Yemenis are Arabs last time I checked. So the regime tried to get me pulled from the show.)
Jane Novak is one of the the bravest of bloggers.
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Armies of Liberation was a Finalist in the Weblog 2004 Awards.