Al Jazeera America, the infant cable-news network armed with grand ambitions and lots of money from the Qatar government, debuts today on Time Warner Cable, a crucial step for the fledgling outfit…
Ehab Al Shihabi
Dawn Bridges, a veteran media-industry public-relations executive, has been named exec veep of corporate communications for Al Jazeera America, a spokesman for the network confirmed Tuesday. Bridges…
How do you get people to talk about and ultimately pay for your content when they aren't able to see it for themselves? Solving that conundrum may be a top priority for executives at Al Jazeera…
Al Jazeera America's interim CEO and prez made one thing clear during a conference call Wednesday: the forthcoming network will be about hard news, not the salacious “infotainment” made popular on…
With the news net's launch just days away, Al Jazeera America has unveiled its programming schedule, which includes more than 14 hours of daily live news and newsmagazines. "We are all extremely…
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…
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.
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.
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