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Will Time Warner Provide Al Jazeera America With Ad Sales Support? With new deal, AJAM distribution jumps to 54 million homes

Today Al Jazeera America passed the 50 million subscriber mark thanks in part to a new agreement with Time Warner Cable, which adds the net to its subscriber base and…

October 24, 2013, 4:32 PM 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

A Sneak Peek at Media Plan of the Year in The Adweek [Video] Plus a look at this week's headlines

This week's update from the Ad Cave includes a sneak peek at the Media Plan of the Year, Sam Thielman's thoughts on the U.S. launch of Al Jazeera as well…

August 16, 2013, 2:24 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

Indie News Channels Look to Break Into Cable Can deep pockets + niche ideologies = success?

As cable operators angrily watch margins shrink and subscriber fees rise, independent networks are trying to wedge themselves into the gap—and nowhere is the field of hopefuls more crowded than…

March 4, 2013, 11:13 PM EST

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