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August 21, 2013 8:53 am

Al Jazeera America Launches

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Al Jazeera newsroom. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Washington Post – Al Jazeera America is taking to the airwaves Tuesday afternoon, bringing what the station pledges will be fact-driven, in-depth reporting that stands in contrast to much of the current cable television landscape.

As the New York Times reported, the station’s acting chief executive, Ehab Al Shihabi, said in a conference call last week that the new station will have “less opinion, less yelling and fewer celebrity sightings” than other channels. It also promises fewer ads than other stations, the report said, with six minutes of commercials per hour.

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