Skip to comments.Dozens Laid Off at Al Jazeera America
Posted on 04/11/2014 2:04:21 PM PDT by dynachrome
Al Jazeera America, which launched last August with nearly 850 employees and 12 news bureaus in the United States, has laid off dozens of employees as part of restructuring. The channel is disbanding its sports unit and scaling back its social-media-driven show The Stream from a daily show to a once-a-week program.
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"The majority of people affected were freelancers and many of the staff either came from the sports group or from The Stream," Dawn Bridges, executive vp corporate communications, tells The Hollywood Reporter.
In a note to employees on Friday, the cable news channel's president, Kate O'Brian, stated that staff reductions were part of a process of restructuring after initial hires were made for the launch.
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obozo is deeply saddened.
Well, they can always get jobs as suicide vest delivery technicians...
oh no! what are my pets going to watch now?
I keep hearing ads for Al Jazeera “America” on my conservative news station. Weird.
The financial winner here is AL GORE.
He got out when he knew his baby had no future and sold it to the Arabic suckers for more than it’s worth.
I know no one is watching but they are backed by the royal family of Qatar and networks are paying them for the program, so whats the problem........? (Racism?)
It’s bankrolled by the oil sheiks in bahrain so it’s barely nothing in their operations. However, it just shows as well, there;s no audience in America except for the America haters but that’s what CNN’s for.
Imagine their types of sporting events.
Camel races and wife kidnapping?
I’m just waiting for the whole shebang to go on the auction block for pennies on the dollar, and see the Koch brothers buy it and convert it into a network that’s ACTUALLY conservative. I’ve already published at least a dozen idea on FR for TV shows for a conservative, attention-grabing television network.
There’s nothing that would make Democrat/Progressive/Marixist/Socialist heads explode faster than something like that happening.
Javelin = Javelin 100m dash = 5 seconds on the timer, RUN! Steer Wrestling = Goat Herding
HA HA HA HA HA HA!
So it flopped! Even though they made cable subscribers pay for it through “packages” it failed. Not enough people love bearded savages! I hope algore loses billions!
Liberals reading this, go to hell.
Too much overlap with the NYT.
Can’t they just get jobs at NPR/PBS?
Will they get severance (https://shoebat.com/2013/10/21/muslims-behead-man-cold-blood/) pay?
“I keep hearing ads for Al Jazeera America on my conservative news station. “
Your conservative news station people are good capitalists. AJ’s money is as green as anyone else’s and helps your station with it’s bottom line.
Heads rolling for distance.
Most whippings of a woman in a minute.
How many camels can you mount in a minute.
How many underage kids can a mullah molest in 5 minutes
How many bombs can you make in a minute.
How far can you throw cups of acid.
Burqua jamming with midgets
Our loss I guess