Al Jazeera took what appeared to be its final steps to building a U.S. cable-news outlet Monday by instilling ABC News veteran Kate O'Brian as its president while naming the executive who has been…
Veteran news producer David Doss is in talks for a senior editorial position with Al Jazeera America. Doss is not a contender for the cabler's top job of president-CEO. That post is still up for…
In the latest in a series of prominent TV-news hires, Al-Jazeera America said Monday it had enlisted Sheila MacVicar, a veteran foreign correspondent most recently with CBS News, to contribute to…
Al Jazeera's Cairo offices were raided by security forces on Wednesday hours after the army overthrew Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. “Reports from our correspondents say this happened during a…
Al Jazeera America has signed veteran journo Soledad O'Brien as a special correspondent, and has pacted with Soledad's production company, Starfish Media Group, to produce hourlong docu specials for…
Al Jazeera America came to NCTA with real distribution work to do, courting cable operators to carry the all-news channel that parent org Al Jazeera Media Network intends to launch by late August.
In the latest of a series of announcements marking its preparations to launch a new cable-news outlet in 2013, Al Jazeera America has hired Andrea Stone and Tony Karon as senior online executive…
The deep-pocketed Al Jazeera org has committed to bringing on 700 staffers and opening 12 bureaus around the country, as well as a Gotham headquarters, to support the launch of its English-lingo net.
In a signal a new cable-news outlet backed by overseas interests intends to vie for viewers and, possibly, advertisers with U.S. rivals, Al Jazeera America said Thursday it had lured CNN on-air…
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