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Jordanian journalists argue, break table on TV

Jordanian Journalists Argue, Break Table On Live TV


The crisis in Syria is a tense issue, and for two journalists on a Jordanian television show, the debate became a physical confrontation.

That's right, they were using the table as a weapon. The confrontation got so intense, some of the production crew had to run on set to break up the fight.

The Washington Post said the confrontation began when one of the journalists accused the other of being a "deviant" who supports the Syrian revolution.

And Jordanian television has seen an incident like this in the past.

According to The Guardian, in 2012 a Jordanian member of parliament threw a shoe, pulled a gun and then pointed the weapon at a political activist - all on live TV.

This recent tussle between the two journalists took place on a show called "Between Opposing Opinions" on the Jordanian network 7 Stars. According to The Independent, the show "appears designed to encourage a heated debate." No arguing with that.


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kissables May 09 2014 at 5:25 AM

Grow the heck up. Two grown idiots acting like spoiled bratts......OMG ! Whats next?

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GUNSLINGER May 09 2014 at 9:37 AM

If the Kenyan had 2 sons!!!!!

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GUNSLINGER May 09 2014 at 9:36 AM

Liberal media, agree with me, or I'll beat you to a pulp.

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cpsparkerky May 08 2014 at 11:56 PM

Maybe MSNBC,CBS, ABC or CNN should hire these guys. They could all use a little pop in their reporting to keep me from dozing off.

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exnyorker cpsparkerky May 09 2014 at 9:19 AM

Then those networks would be accused of copying FOX.....
not a good idea.

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mbell21 May 09 2014 at 1:03 AM

Just shows what Arabs are really like.

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exnyorker May 09 2014 at 9:18 AM

This is reminiscent of FOX type telecasts.

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Mykittygoesmeow exnyorker May 09 2014 at 9:26 AM

Coming from the one guy who watches CNN or MSNBC.

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GUNSLINGER exnyorker May 09 2014 at 9:35 AM

As if a "TRAITOR" like you ever watched FOX!!!! 246 Thumbs down!!!!

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PERFORATOR May 09 2014 at 4:57 AM

Send in Piers Morgan to straighten these people out! LOL!!!

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hleinen May 09 2014 at 8:55 AM

This is why there can be no peace in the middle east.

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dondemaria May 09 2014 at 5:35 AM

These idiots are never going to resolve their differences and would like nothing more than to drag the rest of the world into their conflicts.

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blueeyessing May 09 2014 at 6:15 AM

I am not surprised that this happened in a country that still condones stoning women to death for adultery.

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