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From 2013-2016, Al Jazeera America was a U.S. based news channel that provided both domestic and international news coverage for its American audiences. Al Jazeera continues to offer groundbreaking journalism through the Al Jazeera English website, live TV, social channels, and mobile app.
Translated from Arabic, "Al Jazeera" means "peninsula". The logo stays true to its Arabian roots with a distinctive calligraphy of the network name.
|5/30/2015||Al Jazeera America wins two Overseas Press Club Awards:
|5/19/2015||Al Jazeera America wins two Gracies Awards:
|5/6/2015||Al Anstey joins Al Jazeera America as CEO.|
|4/23/2015||Al Jazeera America wins a Sigma Delta Chi Award in the Online Non-Deadline Reporting (Affiliated) Category for “Native American Veterans.”|
|4/15/2015||Al Jazeera America wins 16 National Headliner Awards with six entries coming in first place.|
|3/26/2015||New long term agreements with key cable operators bring distribution footprint to 63 million households.|
|2/26/2015||Al Jazeera America attracts its one millionth Facebook fan.|
|9/30/2014||Al Jazeera America wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera”|
|8/20/2014||Al Jazeera America celebrates one-year anniversary.|
|8/10/2014||New long term agreements with key cable operators bring distribution footprint to 60 million households, making Al Jazeera America the fastest growing cable network in 2014.|
|5/19/2014||Al Jazeera America wins two Peabody Awards for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera” and “Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh”|
|4/16/2014||Al Jazeera America wins a Sigma Delta Chi Award in the Investigative Reporting Category for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera”|
|4/2/2014||Al Jazeera America wins seven National Headliner Awards with five entries coming in first place.|
|2/19/2014||Al Jazeera America wins a Gracies Award in the Outstanding Hard News Feature Category for “America Tonight: Fists of Fury”|
|12/6/2013||Al Jazeera America launches on Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other major markets.|
|8/20/2013||Al Jazeera Media Network launches as a new U.S.-based news channel providing both domestic and international news coverage for American audiences. The new channel is headquartered in New York City with 12 bureaus in major cities around the country and 3 broadcast centers.|
|7/22/2013||Al Jazeera America names its Interim CEO, President, and senior editorial leadership.|
|1/2/2013||Al Jazeera Media Network announces the purchase of Current TV and the creation of Al Jazeera America, a new U.S.-based news channel that will provide both domestic and international coverage for American audiences.|