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Ali Velshi Gets New Show At Al Jazeera America

Ali Velshi is getting new duties at Al Jazeera America.

The onetime CNN anchor, who joined Al Jazeera America before it launched in 2013, will lead the half-hour program”Ali Velshi on Target,” a half-hour program focused on political and economic issues. 150 more words

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Al Jazeera America Will Revamp Entire Program Schedule

Al Jazeera America is reworking all of its programming schedule, relying less on hourlong specialty programs in favor of live newscasts, the network’s chief executive said in a memo to staffers Friday. 451 more words

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Al Jazeera America Schedule In Flux After Network Cancels Programs

Al Jazeera America launched with the noble mission of providing in-depth news to a cable populace inundated with fast bits of information and a surfeit of talking heads, but putting transforming its goals into practice is proving more difficult. 291 more words

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Jobless Rate Dips To 5.9%, Black Unemployment Still In Double Digits

Al Jazeera America‘s Ali Velshi and ALF-CIO Chief Economist William Spriggs joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to analyze the latest jobs numbers. The U.S. economy added 214,000 new jobs, while the jobless rate dipped to 5.9% and Black unemployment edged down to 10.9%. 155 more words

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