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AL-JAZEERA MEETS WITH COMCAST

March 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Following much critical praise for al-Jazeera English’s coverage of the recent political upheaval in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, three representatives of the Qatar-based news network met in Philadelphia last week with Comcast representatives in hopes of persuading the U.S.’s largest cable operator to give it an outlet on its systems. With few exceptions (it can […]

AL-JAZEERA, COMCAST OPEN TALKS

February 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In the wake of overwhelmingly positive critical and public reaction to its coverage of the upheaval in the Middle East, available in the U.S. via the Internet, al-Jazeera English has begun negotiating with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable operator, hoping finally to land an outlet on its system. In an interview with Reuters, al-Jazeera English […]