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Press Releases: 11/06/14

Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2014 by icn2

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AL JAZEERA AMERICA’S AMERICA TONIGHT RE-EXAMINES CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT ON NEW THREE-PART SERIES, “SEX CRIMES ON CAMPUS – ONE YEAR LATER,” NOVEMBER 10-12 at 9pm ET/6 pm PT

“Sex Crimes on Campus Revisited,” Highlights of Last Year’s Landmark Report, Airs Sunday, November 9 at 7:30pm & 10:30 pm ET
Find Al Jazeera America near you: http://www.aljazeera.com/getajam

NEW YORK, November 6, 2014 – America Tonight, Al Jazeera America’s flagship primetime program, returns to college a year after its October, 2013 landmark report on campus sex crimes. This new, three-part series is an updated, in-depth look at the issue of campus sexual assault, the continuing epidemic, the nation’s response, and disturbing new indications that we may have only touched the tip of the iceberg. “Sex Crimes on Campus – One Year Later” features exclusive personal stories and examines how campus sexual assault has become a central focus of America’s colleges and universities, parents and students and even the White House. “Sex Crimes on Campus – One Year Later,” will debut Monday, November 10 through Wednesday, November 12 at 9pm ET/6pm PT on Al Jazeera America.
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Press Releases: 10/22/14

Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2014 by icn2

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AL JAZEERA AMERICA DEBUTS “INFORMANTS,” NEW INVESTIGATIVE DOCUMENTARY EXPLORING THE SECRET WORLD OF FBI INFORMANTS

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 10PM ET/ 7PM PT

Find Al Jazeera America near you: http://www.aljazeera.com/getajam

“It literally boils down to: if you cannot find terrorists within the Muslim community, make terrorists. Create terrorists.”
— YASSIR FAZAGA, Imam, Orange County Islamic Foundation

NEW YORK, October 22, 2014 – “Al Jazeera Investigates: Informants,” a new hour-long documentary from Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that delves into the secret world of FBI informants’ counterterrorism activities, premieres Monday, October 27 at 10pm ET/6 pm PT. “Informants” will repeat Tuesday, October 28 at 1am ET/10pm PT and 10am ET/7am PT, Monday, November 3 at 10pm ET, Tuesday, November 4 at 1am ET and 11am ET.
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Press Releases: 10/06/14

Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2014 by icn2

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CNN

CNN HOSTS JOURNEY TO FIND THEIR “ROOTS”

“ROOTS: OUR JOURNEYS HOME” kicks off Sunday, October 12th, with a two-hour primetime special airing Monday, October 20th at 9 pm ET

Storytelling is at the core of what CNN does, and in a week-long series beginning Sunday, October 12th, thirteen of the network’s prominent hosts and anchors set out on a journey to find their ROOTS. A project one-year in the making, these journalists embark on an emotional journey across continents as they discover never-before-known details of their family histories.
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Press Releases: 08/20/14

Posted in Press Releases on August 20, 2014 by icn2

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AL JAZEERA AMERICA ROADBLOCKS PRIMETIME WITH “FLASHPOINT: FERGUSON: THE WAY FORWARD” LIVE COVERAGE FROM FERGUSON, MISSOURI CO-ANCHORED BY TONY HARRIS AND JOIE CHEN TONIGHT, AUGUST 20TH FROM 6PM–12 MIDNIGHT ET

On the network’s first anniversary, Al Jazeera America will roadblock its primetime schedule from 6pm-midnight ET/3pm-9pm PT with six hours of continuous live coverage from Ferguson, Missouri, with breaking news and analysis on “Flashpoint Ferguson: The Way Forward.”
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Press Releases: 08/14/14

Posted in Press Releases on August 14, 2014 by icn2

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AL JAZEERA AMERICA PRESENTS “FLASHPOINT: FERGUSON”
LIVE COVERAGE FROM FERGUSON, MISSOURI TONIGHT, AUGUST 14TH BEGINNING AT 9PM ET/6PM PT

Find Al Jazeera America near you: http://america.aljazeera.com/tools/getajam.html

NEW YORK, August 14, 2014 – Tonight beginning at 9pm ET, Al Jazeera America will present comprehensive, live coverage from Ferguson, Missouri with breaking news and analysis about the unrest.

Al Jazeera America’s “America Tonight” with host Joie Chen will broadcast live at 9pm ET/6pm PT, providing up-to-the minute reports from correspondent Lori Jane Gliha, among others. Additional reporting from Ash-har Quraishi, chief correspondent for Al Jazeera America’s Chicago bureau and “Fault Lines” correspondent Sebastian Walker who will be on the ground with the Ferguson community and its leaders, and will discuss the militarization of US police forces. “Consider This” will also air live at 10pm ET/7pm PT with additional coverage of the unrest.
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Press Releases: 07/16/14

Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2014 by icn2

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THE WAR COMES HOME – A Soledad O’Brien Report

Explores Hope for Vets Struggling with Post Traumatic Stress

Moving new CNN Special Presentation premieres Aug. 12 at 9:00pmET & PT

Delon Beckett and Garrett Combs came home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ready to resume the lives of promise they had left behind. For both veterans, within months of coming home, their relationships were crumbling, their children were frightened of their rages, and suicide became a choice they both thought could be a solution for their anguish. Then, a new program that treats post traumatic stress gave them hope. Produced by Soledad O’Brien’s Starfish Media Group in association with MediaStorm, THE WAR COMES HOME, follows the journeys of these two young men who came home from war, and their personal battles to recover from the effects of the wars that came home with them.

The one hour special, THE WAR COMES HOME, debuts Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 9:00pm and will encore at 12:00am, and on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7:00pm. All times Eastern on CNN/U.S.

“These two strong young men went to war to serve their country, but were overcome by the ravages of war. They have young families that count on them, yet openly told us they wanted to harm themselves. Through the riveting stories of these men – and their families – our hope is that people will understand how truly awful post traumatic stress is, how destructive it is for families, how it robs potential from lives, and how we have it within our power as a society to help these veterans,” O’Brien said.
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Press Releases: 07/08/14

Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2014 by icn2

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“JOSÉ DÍAZ-BALART” DEBUTS MONDAY, JULY 14 AT 10 A.M. ET ON MSNBC

NEW YORK – July 8, 2014 – “José Díaz-Balart” will debut Monday, July 14 at 10 a.m. ET on MSNBC. Hosted by the Emmy Award-winning veteran journalist and Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart, the program will be live weekdays from Miami, Florida.

With 30 years of experience covering the world’s biggest stories in both English and Spanish, Díaz-Balart brings his passion and perspective to “José Díaz-Balart.” The program will feature in-depth interviews with world newsmakers, political commentators and daily coverage on an array of U.S. and international news. Each morning, he will tackle the day’s events with a focus on issues that impact all Americans.

Connect with José on Facebook at Facebook.com/JDBmsnbc and follow @JDBmsnbc to participate in the conversation on Twitter.

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