Following Up on 'The Wire': Al Jazeera's Harrowing Report on Baltimore

By Conor Friedersdorf

The foreign news organization has dedicated more time and attention to the ailing American city than all its cable news competitors combined.

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A reminder that TV news is capable of so much more than it typically offers.

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