You are absolutely right! Al Jazeera got a bad name in the west because of anti western propaganda and showing beheadings, 911 coverage, etc. People here are saying that Al Jazeera English is a completely different entity and provides fair coverage with no bias. I don't know if that's true or not but the perception that Al Jazeera is Al Jazeera no matter what the language will remain in the minds of the American people. I do like BBC and NHK English, etc. and have no objection to any foreign news service, just not sure they need to be on Directv since I have access to them in other ways.