Qatar: The Battle for Al-Jazeera Int'l

The first rule of journalism is that you don't miss deadlines. So far, al-Jazeera has missed at least three for the launch of its international channel, suggesting that all is not well with the Arab network's first attempt to break into the English market.
Officially, al-Jazeera International (AJI) is due to go on stream in September this year, but according to staff at the channel November or December is a more realistic prospect.

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