Al Jazeera's flagship interview show. A weekly one-on-one conversation with global leaders, icons, influencers, and alternative voices shaping our times. We also interview the voiceless - individuals who by accident or choice find themselves in extraordinary events. On "Talk to Al Jazeera" - In the Field.
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Talk to Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera controversies and criticism - Netflix
Al Jazeera, owned by the government of Qatar, is currently one of the largest news organizations in the world, with 80 bureaus around the globe, which produce extensive news coverage online and via TV channels in a number of languages, including Arabic and English. Al Jazeera also produces in-depth documentaries on current issues around the world. While Al Jazeera has a large audience around the world and especially in the Middle East, the organization and the original Arabic channel in particular have sometimes been criticized and have been involved in several controversies.
Talk to Al Jazeera - 2018 pitch fixing scandal in cricket - Netflix
Al Jazeera was instrumental in revealing the untold incident about the pitch fixing and pitch tampering controversies which happened both in Sri Lanka and India but covering the pitch-fixing charges which occurred mainly in Sri Lanka's Galle International Stadium. Al Jazeera's documentary titled, Cricket's Match-Fixers portrayed the secret plans of the match fixers who were willing to engage in match fixing considering on the 1st test which is scheduled to be held in Galle during the upcoming test series between England and Sri Lanka in November 2018. The Al Jazeera Investigation Unit stated that the curator of Galle Cricket Stadium helped the bookmakers to fix test matches in Galle by changing the conditions of the pitch to suit the fixers. Al Jazeera explained that the last 2 test matches (Sri Lanka v Australia in 2016 & India v Sri Lanka in 2017) which were played in Galle were reported to have fixed by bookmakers and claimed that the fixers were noticed to have given bribes to the groundsman at Galle. The news report also revealed that the bookmakers who were identified as the suspects including former Indian professional domestic cricketer Robin Morris, former Pakistani domestic cricketer Hasan Raza and former Sri Lankan cricketer Tharindu Mendis were reported to be filmed secretly by an Al Jazeera reporter in UAE who were discussing on the past match fixing experience and fixing matches in the future.
Talk to Al Jazeera - References - Netflix