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The Big Hurrah

Murray Fromson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media
Murray Fromson

The arrival of Al Jazeera has been a refreshing reminder of what journalism as a whole can do, be it print, on the air or a growing method of digital communication.

Al Jazeera America Plans Nightly News Program

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America has pulled back the curtain on one of its new signature programs: a primetime current affairs magazine, "America Tonight."...

Al Jazeera America Closes In On Naming New President

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 08.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America is closing in on finding its president....

Al Jazeera America Launch Delayed

Posted 04.17.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America, the network that announced its plans to launch in June, might be facing multiple delays, the New York Post reported on Wednesday. ...

HERE's Where Ann Curry Can Go!

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.20.2013 | Media

There seems to be tons of interest in working at Al Jazeera America, the network that will launch in the U.S. over the summer. When Al Jazeera bou...

Al Jazeera's On The Hunt

online.wsj.com | Posted 05.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera has taken a look at the former New York Times building as part of its hunt for a New York headquarters for the U.S. cable channel it plans ...

Al Gore SUED Over Current TV Sale

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.07.2013 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling...

Al Gore and Al Jazeera: Do These Als Really Belong Together?

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 02.23.2013 | Media
Tom Pappalardo

The sale of Current TV by Al Gore and his partner Joel Hyatt to Al Jazeera which is owned by a billionaire sheik of Saudi Arabia is troubling to many ...

WATCH: How Al Jazeera's Deep Pockets Might Change American Journalism

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera — and its Qatari-government funding — is coming to the U.S. market and it may be changing the face of American journalism. The network'...

Al Jazeera America -- The Newsroom We've Been Waiting For

Nida Khan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Nida Khan

There's a reason why news junkies like myself are excited and anticipating this progress in domestic media. And there's a reason why everyone should take notice.

Al Jazeera Is Definitely Hiring

observer.com | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media

Looks like someone is hiring. Al Jazeera just posted a list of over 100 job openings on their website for the soon-to-launch new U.S.-based news chan...

Current Staffers Lash Out At Al Gore

Posted 01.08.2013 | Media

The staffers at Current TV are reportedly very unhappy with Al Gore over the sale of the network to Al Jazeera. Current, which Gore helped found, ...

Current Staff Lashes Out At Al Gore

nypost.com | LINDA STASI | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

Just call him Al Gorezeera. Yesterday morning, the still shell shocked staff at Current TV was called to an all hands staff meeting at its San Fran...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Americans Approve Of Dropping Al Jazeera Channel

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

By a nearly 2-to-1 plurality, Americans approve of Time Warner Cable's decision to drop Current TV from its lineup after the news channel was acquired...

Consider the Source

David Westin | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media
David Westin

The sale of cable news network Current TV to Al Jazeera has raised more than a few eyebrows. But whatever comes of it all, the creation of this alternative to CNN and Fox News and MSNBC shows just how much has changed in the news media since Peter Jennings left us just seven years ago.

LISTEN: Limbaugh's Outrageous Comments

Posted 01.04.2013 | Media

Rush Limbaugh had one question about Current TV's sale to Al Jazeera on Thursday: will female hosts Joy Behar and Jennifer Granholm have to wear burqa...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Rages Against Al Gore

Posted 01.04.2013 | Media

Bill O'Reilly laid into Al Gore for selling Current TV, calling the former vice president a "hypocrite" and the deal "sleazy" and "disgraceful." O...

David Shuster: 'The Days Of Hearing From Keith Olbermann Are Not Over'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

Current TV correspondent David Shuster joined HuffPost Live Thursday to discuss his recent blog post arguing that David Gregory should apologize for s...

Al Gore, Al Jazeera

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

Sooner or later somebody will learn what Al Gore did not. An investment in highest-standard television will reap dividends from an American people who are not the vast wasteland of idiots that so many television execs think we are.

Welcome to America, Al Jazeera

Rory O'Connor | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Is it any wonder that "the television sets of White House officials and lawmakers were tuned to the channel during the Arab Spring?" Inquiring minds want to know, after all!

Glenn Beck Reportedly Tried To Purchase Current TV

Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

Glenn Beck's media empire tried to acquire Current TV, the Wall Street Journal reported. Beck also addressed his attempt to purchase the network Thurs...

Michael Calderone

Time Warner Cable Won't Carry Al Jazeera's U.S. Network

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.03.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Time Warner Cable pulled the plug on Current TV just hours after news of the cable channel's sale to Al Jazeera became official. "Th...

Al Jazeera In Talks To Buy Current TV

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.04.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera has acquired Current TV, the progressive cable news station co-founded by Al Gore. The news was reported by the New York Times' Brian St...