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  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • It's open warfare over the Fed

    In Washington, D.C., politics never takes a day off. But even in this city of nonstop campaigning, nobody's ever seen anything like this: a full-scale political campaign over who should replace Ben Bernanke as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve....
  • Al Jazeera America launches Aug. 20

     
    “We are not just ready, we're more than ready,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, on a conference call with reporters last week to discuss the launch of the new network on Aug. 20 at 3pm ET (the first program aired will be...
  • Keith Olbermann returns to ESPN to talk sports and hate on the media

    Keith Olbermann returns to ESPN to talk sports and hate on the media
    Keith Olbermann's back and he knows you missed him during all those long months since he quit his Current TV gig (or years since he left MSNBC), even if you didn't know it yourself. And so on Monday night he returned to to ESPN where, he will be happy...
  • Al Jazeera America Takes Legal Action Against AT&T

    On the day of its debut, Al Jazeera America filed suit against AT&T's U-verse after the telco dropped the upstart news channel. In a statement, Al Jazeera America said that it "made a decision to seek judicial intervention in its dispute with AT&T....
  • Al Jazeera America Begins Uphill Struggle for U.S. Toehold

    A serious-minded news channel, with a name -- Al Jazeera America -- that's almost an invitation to Islamophobia? What, were the names "Please Don't Watch Us" or "This Will Cause a Painful Rash" taken? Al Jazeera America made its debut Tuesday, kicking...
  • Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics

    The early reviews are in for the first day of programming on Al Jazeera America. If there's a consensus, it's that the new network, which has pitched for months itself as an unbiased alternative to opinionated and sensationalized cable news shows in the...
  • Critic's Notebook: Al Jazeera goes all American

    You have to give Al Jazeera America major points for chutzpah. In the face of fears that its parent company is essentially anti-America, it launched its new network with a tear-down of the American television news media. Its Tuesday premiere on the...
  • Al Jazeera America continues to ramp up, adding four new anchors

    Al Jazeera America continues to ramp up, adding four new anchors
    Continuing to ramp up for its late summer launch, Al Jazeera America announced the hire of four news anchors. The New York City-based cable news network will be available in some 50 million households starting in late August. Its parent company, Al...
  • Al Jazeera America hires four anchors in advance of August launch

    Al Jazeera America hires four anchors in advance of August launch
    Al Jazeera America continues to beef up its on-air team in advance of launching next month. The cable news channel has hired its first four news anchors -- Jonathan Betz, Richelle Carey, Morgan Fogarty and Del Walters. All will work out of Al Jazeera...
  • Al Jazeera America sets team for August 20 launch

    With less than a month before it launches, Al Jazeera America has named Kate O'Brian as president and has chosen a senior management team for its U.S.-centric cable news channel. Joining O'Brian, a 30-year veteran of ABC News and its senior vice...
  • Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges

    Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges
    The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter. But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...