Al-Jazeera ExpandsFebruary 24, 2004 16:23 by ManagingTeam
Al-Jazeera, long criticized by the US government and the subject of a recent HonestReporting critique, is expanding to offer English language broadcasts, among other new services. Last year, efforts to bring the the Qatar-based news service to Canada met stiff resistance. The English language broadcasts begin in May. No word yet if any Western cable or satellite TV companies have expressed interest.