A serious-minded news channel, with a name — Al Jazeera America — that's almost an invitation to Islamophobia? What, were the names “Please Don't Watch Us” or “This Will Cause a Painful Rash” taken…
Al Jazeera U.K.
LONDON — Scotland Yard has made the U.K. newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. a "suspect" in its investigation into alleged phone-hacking and bribery, according to U.K. press reports. The…
Will Al Jazeera change the world of global sports the way it changed global news?
Al-Jazeera America, the fledgling U.S. cable-news outlet backed with big money from its international news-gathering parent, said it had hired former NBC News veteran John Seigenthaler, the latest in…
LONDON — Andy Murray's Wimbledon final victory on Sunday drew the highest TV ratings of the year in Blighty for the BBC. The British tennis star's straight sets win over current world number one…
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 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.
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.
After disembarking in the U.S., Qatar-based Al Jazeera is continuing to expand globally with the upcoming launch of a U.K.-branded news channel and advanced plans for a French-language news arm.
Blighty's film distributors spent less coin on media advertising last year, according to figures released Thursday by the U.K. Film Distributors' Assn.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$35.1M Universal Pictures -34.92%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%