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Al Jazeera's Gaza Coverage Leads to Ratings Boost Audience is up 30 percent in last two weeks

Al Jazeera has seen a major boost in its ratings over the last two weeks, with the network’s coverage of the Gaza conflict drawing some 3 million unique viewers per…

July 28, 2014, 10:46 AM EDT

Al Jazeera America Is Already in a Carriage Dispute With AT&T Network announces lawsuit after seven hours on the air

That was quick: even before Al Jazeera America made it to the airwaves on Tuesday, it was already in the middle of its first carriage dispute. On its first day…

August 21, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

Some Advertisers View Al Jazeera America as Too Risky Conservative clients are balking

Al Jazeera America (AJAM) launches on Tuesday with both the boundless enthusiasm of the hard-core news hounds who are driving its slick, expensive content, and a branding problem as big…

August 18, 2013, 10:27 PM EDT

Al Jazeera America Will Have 6 Minutes of Ads Per Hour CEO Ehab El Shihabi: 'We are not infotainment'

One of the most surprising revelations in a call today with interim Al Jazeera CEO Ehab El Shihabi and president of newsgathering Kate O'Brian was that, unlike its more ad-heavy…

August 15, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

Al Jazeera America Finds a Leader in ABC News Vet Kate O’Brian joins well-funded startup channel

With a little less than a month to go before its launch, Al Jazeera America has selected ABC News veteran Kate O’Brian to serve as its president. In her new role,…

July 22, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

Al Jazeera's Fledgling Sports Net Refines Its Ground Game BeIN taps TBWA\Chiat\Day to forge a brand identity

In its bid to become a bona fide player in the U.S., the fledgling network beIN Sport has a lot going for it: deep pockets (thanks to the backing of…

February 5, 2013, 12:44 AM EST

Information Diet: Luke Perry Cops to watching Breaking Bad on his iPad, refuses to buy into the hype of the iPhone

Specs Age 47 Accomplishments Director, star and executive producer of Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts, premiering Jan. 26 on the Hallmark Movie Channel; starred in Beverly Hills, 90210; Oz; and John…

January 25, 2013, 5:26 AM EST

Current TV Acquired by Al Jazeera Al Gore cable net indie no longer; deal could radically improve distribution for Arab news channel

Al Jazeera has acquired Al Gore's struggling cable channel Current TV and will use it to expand its domestic footprint. The eye-opening move gives Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based news network responsible for…

January 2, 2013, 6:26 PM EST

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