The Al Jazeera America board has made the decision to phase out its struggling TV channel by April 30. According to Neilson Ratings, the network was only available in about 60 million American homes. CEO Al Anstey wrote in an email that the “decision by Al Jazeera America’s board is driven by the fact that our …
Al Jazeera America has cut staff and replaced most of its daytime lineup with an overseas newsfeed, the New York Post reports.
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.