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Al Jazeera gives Qatar outsized influence

Jul 3, 2017
As of today, Qatar, tiny in population but swimming in vast natural gas reserves, has until Wednesday to meet the demands of angry neighbors in the region. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain all cut ties with Qatar last month, accusing it of supporting terrorism. The countries have issued 13 demands they […]

Al Jazeera America: What's the business model?

Aug 20, 2013
With lots of cash to throw into the launch, Al Jazeera America doesn’t need the kind of advertising revenue its competitors bring in.

What Al Jazeera needs to do to make it in the U.S.

Jan 3, 2013
Al Jazeera buys Current TV but will American audiences tune in?

Al Jazeera buys U.S. news channel Current TV

Jan 3, 2013
Estimates are Al Jazeera will pay $500 million for Current. In exchange, Al Jazeera will get access to about 40 million homes in the U.S.

Al Jazeera China correspondent expelled

May 8, 2012
The expulsion of the correspondent of Al Jazeera English from China is a blow to the rapidly expanding news service.