In the United States, we hear from time to time that our cable-news culture is too prone to incivility. For some helpful context on this matter, behold the video above of two journalists in Jordan engaging in heated debate, followed by a set-trashing standoff at opposite ends of a decapitated table. The Huffington Post’s Ahmed Shihab-Eldin reports that the hostilities flared after one of the journalists, who were debating the war in Syria, told the other to “shut up.”

Erik Wemple writes the Erik Wemple blog, where he reports and opines on media organizations of all sorts.