OCCUPATION: Director general of the Al Jazeera network
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: He runs the most influential and independent television network in the Arab world, with more than 40 million viewers.
CON: Al Jazeera is watched, like Fox News, primarily by those who already agree with its perspective. It has also been accused of bias, and its English language channel, which premiered last year, hasn't done too well in the potentially lucrative markets of the West.
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