Qatari-Owned Al Jazeera America Makes Its Debut


Headquartered in New York City, the Qatari-owned Al Jazeera America network debuts on American airwaves, vowing to deliver hard-hitting domestic news. The Mideast news outlet bought Al Gore's Current TV in January and is slated to try to compete with U.S. news networks like CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. Ehab al Shihabi is the interim CEO of Al Jazeera America.