Factfile: Al Jazeera International

The following are some key facts about Al Jazeera International:

    Global Brand

    Al Jazeera Channel is a truly global brand: InterBrand’s 2004 global survey ranked Al Jazeera as the world’s most influential brand among all media networks and as the world’s fifth most influential brand (after Apple, Google, IKEA and Starbucks).

    News content and programming

    Al Jazeera International broadcasts 24 hours a day, offering a wide range of programming from different perspectives, including: factual programming, news features and analysis, investigative reporting, documentaries, live debates, current affairs, entertainment features, business and sport.

    Presenters

    With a mix of both experienced broadcasters and fresh faces from across the world, the presenters of Al Jazeera International reflect its core values and mission of offering English speakers everywhere a fresh perspective on international news.

    Viewers

    Al Jazeera International will broadcast to a potential global audience of over one billion English speakers.

    Location

    • Headquarters: Doha, Qatar – Al Jazeera international is the only English Language international network inside the Middle East looking out.

    • Broadcast centres: strategically placed in four key cities: Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London, and Washington DC. -Bureaux: dozens of bureaux across the globe.

    Tomorrow’s technology today

    The channel is one of the first global High Definition (HD) television networks. Al Jazeera International is setting technical as well as journalistic standards, leading the way by using tomorrow’s technology.

    Staff

    Al Jazeera International has a multi-national team of more than 500 staff of over 40 ethnicities who are highly experienced in the worlds of English-speaking news and current affairs.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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