Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America for not paying “tens of millions of dollars” owed for the purchase of Current TV, which was sold to the Qatari television outlet last year, according to the Associated Press.
As Al Jazeera America marks its one year anniversary on the air, the network is struggling from consistently low ratings and has been forced to make layoffs, according to the Associated Press.
Reporter Soledad O’Brien, who is paid by one of Hamas’ top financiers, told Reddit Tuesday that she “literally never” watches the Fox News Channel.
Al Jazeera English’s senior political analyst is under fire for telling a prominent Jewish writer that he “gives Jews a bad name” and should know his place by showing “some Jewish humility.”
Comcast dropped a popular rural television network last year right before launching the unproven Al Jazeera America network, one of several concerns raised by witnesses on Thursday about the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable (TWC) and its potential market power.
MSNBC and Al Jazeera America were the least searched major news outlets online in 2013, Mediaite reports.
An Al Jazeera investigative reporter who worked on the network’s high-profile probe into Yasser Arafat’s death was fired last Monday after raising concerns about the objectivity of the network’s Arafat coverage.