Skip to comments.Al Jazeera to hit airwaves, but where are the advertisers?
Posted on 08/20/2013 10:40:29 AM PDT by jimbo123
Al Jazeera may have a team of 1,000 journalists, a massive budget that expands coverage around the globe and a lofty goal of besting ratings king Fox News but what it doesnt have is a solid advertising base.
The New York Postreports that when the network hits the airwaves Tuesday, it will do so with about half the normal cable news channel advertising load. Itll have about six minutes of commercials per hour, compared to the 12-plus minutes broadcast by rivals Fox, CNN and MSNBC. Of those six minutes of commercials, about half will be in-house.
Al Jazeera says the lack of advertising is a win for watchers, but industry insiders say it is proof positive of the stations flagging public image.
I wouldnt give them a dime, especially since we are in New York, one advertiser requesting anonymity told the Post. Theyre owned by an Arab country and they ran the [Osama] bin Laden tapes. I just wouldnt trust them.
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Al Gore is laughing, all the way to the bank.
And I can assure you that the sponsors of that Muslim bull-Obama station...along with ANYONE who deals with the sponsors...are officially enemies of me and my associates.
Shove it up your smelly collective Arab Obamaholes, Al-Obamazera.
Al Jazeera doesn’t need advertisers. It has sponsors.
US Department of Justice.
US State Department.
US Department of Indoctrination.
Congressional Mau Mau Caucus...
I have been watching Al Jazeera for several years now (it was available over the air) and found it to be far better reporting international news than US networks.
Good Lord, when is that bastard ever going to assume room temperature?
I was gonna add they can run federal government behavior advice/modification ads a few times an hour. Each department could get two or three ads and then some campaign ads from the one and his minions/czars and that should about do it. There won’t be time for regular old fashioned advertising. Eventually just do as Ceaucescu used to do - run speeches of himself from scenic spots - golf courses and vacation spots.
Since when have US networks been giving news reports ?
As near as I can tell , it's all PROPAGANDA !
And FOXnews has turned gay .. and I don't mean 'happy' !!
The cable bill that you pay includes Al Jazeera
The cable companies pay the channel to carry them.. Comcast / Time Warner / Brighthouse/ etc., etc..
Individual programs have advertizers .
It may not have an advertising base, but it has a income stream: islamist-supporting countries in the ME, using the West’s oil money to fund it. It will go on a long time, until we cut-off the flow of petro-dollars. And that’s not likely to happen anytime soon.
Al MSNBC. THE FOREIGNER and his REGIME have another ally. After viewing the DOCTORED TAPE they were showing, I say they will fit in very nicely with NBC and the rest of the socialist democratic msm supporters of the frauds on the left.
Al Jazeera is still getting millions in direct subsidies from the government of Qatar. Also known as a ‘sponsorship’.
They don’t need any when they have the US buying all the oil, paying the sheiks who fund terrorism and AJTV. Duh.