CNN International was the surprise winner of the Royal Television Society's news channel of the year award at the org's annual Television Journalism Awards.
Al Jazeera U.K.
AL JAZEERA TIMELINE Nov. 1, 1996: Al Jazeera debuts, airing six hours a day out of Doha, Qatar. The station is born after the Emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, buys a failed BBC Arabic…
Having won awards for its coverage of the Arab Spring with a news operation that reports on events in far-flung countries with the hustle that has become its trademark, Al Jazeera has come a long way…
In a bold move to expand its U.S. presence, Middle East news org Al Jazeera has acquired cabler Current TV in a deal valued at about $500 million.
Blighty's television sector will benefit from a tax break to encourage home-grown programs to lense in the country and attract overseas productions.
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Al Pacino will play the title role in "King Lear," an adaptation of the Shakespeare play that will be directed by Michael Radford.
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