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Al Jazeera America president says channel is on right track
Al Jazeera America president says channel is on right track

Despite low ratings and a lack of distribution, Al Jazeera America is on solid ground, says the news network's president, Kate O'Brian. O'Brian cited the channel's recent Peabody Award and Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism wins for its documentary series "Fault Lines" as evidence of the high-quality content on Al Jazeera America, which launched in August and is available in just under 60 million homes. "We are trending in the right direction," O'Brian told television critics at the semi-annual Television Critics Assn. conference in Beverly Hills. Funded by the government of Qatar, Al Jazeera America has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in an attempt to establish a...

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