PBS NewsHour

What Al Jazeera's Current TV Acquisition Means

Clip: 01/03/2013 | 5m 11s

In an attempt to reach a larger American audience, Al Jazeera English announced plans to purchase cable channel Current TV, first started by former Vice President Al Gore. Ray Suarez talks to Al Jazeera executive producer Robert Wheelock about the Qatar government-owned news organization's move and challenges going forward.

Aired: 01/03/13

Rating: NR

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