Al Jazeera plans online channel

Al Jazeera has plans to introduce a new online news channel, its Innovation and Incubation Manager Moeed Ahmad told an audience at MIPCOM this week. "There is a generation of people who want to go beyond the box," he said. "To reach them requires a fresh approach." The company has been referring to the project internally as AJ+. The network launched an American news channel this summer that has struggled to obtain wide pay-TV distribution. Read more