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U.S.-Funded Arabic TV Channel Fights for Credibility

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U.S.-Funded Arabic TV Channel Fights for Credibility

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U.S.-Funded Arabic TV Channel Fights for Credibility

U.S.-Funded Arabic TV Channel Fights for Credibility

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Earlier this year, the U.S. government launched Al Hurra, an Arabic-language news and information channel that broadcasts to the Middle East and North Africa. The channel has gained some fans, but still struggles to dispel the notion that it is a U.S. propaganda outlet. Hear NPR's Steve Inkseep.