Al Jazeera to launch conservative US platform 'Rightly'

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera will launch a centre-right news platform in the United States, the network said Tuesday, five years after shuttering a mainstream cable news broadcasting project in the US. Al-Jazeera said in a statement that “Rightly” would be a “new US-based digital platform that will generate content for audiences currently underrepresented in today’s media environment”. The platform will soft launch with a studio interview programme hosted by libertarian broadcaster Stephen Kent that will be available on social media channels on February 25, it added. The statement did no…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly