Saturday, January 25, 2020

TIME WARNER CABLE MAY CARRY AL-JAZEERA AFTER ALL

January 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Confronting a barrage of criticism over its decision to pull the plug on the Current TV channel after it was acquired by Al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based cable news service, Time Warner Cable said Thursday that it is “keeping an open mind” about carrying the channel in the future. Executives of the cable company told the New […]

CHINA OUSTS AL-JAZEERA ENGLISH REPORTER

May 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Al-Jazeera English has shut down its English-language offices and studio in Beijing after its reporter, Melissa Chan, was expelled by the Chinese government without explanation. It said that its Arabic offices and studio were not affected. In a report on its website, al-Jazeera observed that Chan had been stationed in Beijing as its correspondent since […]

AL-JAZEERA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO FIND CABLE HOME

February 7, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Al-Jazeera English, which, with few exceptions, has been rejected by U.S. cable systems and which has been attracting millions of viewers to its live Internet coverage of the events in Egypt, is now urging them to demand that cable networks give it an outlet. “Demand al-Jazeera in the USA,” reads an ad on its site. […]

AL-JAZEERA WINS PLAUDITS FOR EGYPT COVERAGE

February 1, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Al-Jazeera continued non-stop broadcasting out of Egypt on Monday even as Egyptian authorities made what appeared to be clumsy moves to shut it down. The government has blocked entrance to the Arab news network’s offices in Cairo, arrested at least two of its news crews then released them after confiscating their equipment. And while all […]