Magnolia Pictures | Release Date: May 21, 2004 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 33 Critics
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News management is the main issue. Control Room shows how coverage is tailored to fit the audience, both by al-Jazeera and its Western counterparts.
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There is no narrator; rather, we are invited to eavesdrop on--or to get an earful from--such figures as Hassan Ibrahim, a jovial reporter with Al Jazeera, and Samir Khader, one of the network’s senior producers. [24 May 2004, p. 97]