Al Jazeera America Launches, Promising 'Real' News

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Al Jazeera America Launches, Promising 'Real' News

by Buzz60 3:08 mins

Al Jazeera America officially became the nation's newest cable news network, offering a no-frills approach to journalism that contradicts recent trends, while trying to overcome a somewhat negative perception of it by Americans. Al Jazeera replaces Current TV, the U.S. cable network it bought eight months ago after trying and failing for years to get U.S. cable and satellite providers to carry Al Jazeera English. Jen Markham has the story.

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