Al Jazeera America to shut down in April

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Al Jazeera America television broadcast studio on West 34th Street in New York City, New York, USA.

Al Jazeera America to shut down in April


Three years after its launch, the American branch of Al Jazeera announced it will shut down by 30 April because of economic reasons. Backed by the oil-and-gas-rich government of Qatar, the news channel suffers from the lowering of the energy prices and the internal controversies that tarnished its reputation in recent months.

“The economic landscape of the media environment has driven its strategic decision to wind down its operations and conclude its service,”

wrote Al Anstey, Al Jazeera ...


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