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Al Jazeera is a globally recognized arabic media outlet. In March 09, the channel aired a fresh audio tape from Osama Bin Laden.

In April 2010, the channel planned to broadcast a panel discussion with Michael Moore, Oliver Stone and Director Alex Gibney.

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(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Net Insight AB : Interim report January-June 2015
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AAJA Announces George Washington University as Host of JCamp 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announced today that the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs will host AAJA's student program JCamp, a six-day multicultural journalism training program for high school students interested in pursuing journalism as a career.

Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015 Grand Finale Registration Opens
The Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015 announced the opening of registration for its Grand Finale event on 18 November, which will mark the climax of this year's three-week, global online Festival dedicated to exploring the latest ideas and innovations shaping our changing economy.

Pro-Bernie Sanders PAC Confronts Media Mouthful and ActBlue Super PAC
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 04, 2015) - Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has swept in as the dark-horse presidential hopeful, who is now gaining a significant amount of popularity across America since announcing his presidential candidacy in April

ONA Announces 2015 Online Journalism Awards Finalists
The Online News Association today announced finalists for its 2015 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of nonprofit, public, academic, major media, and emerging technology organizations from around the globe.

The Battle of the Small-Screen: MSNBC and E! Take the Top Spots on Social Media
Technology and data company, Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL), creator of creator of eValue Analytics™ and the eValue™ score, today released data rankings on the top 50 U.S. TV networks based on their social media performance on Facebook and Twitter.

Judicial Watch: New Documents Show Homeland Security Released 165,900 Convicted Criminal Aliens Throughout U.S. as of April 26, 2014

Poynter, ONA Announce First Class of 25 for Women's Leadership Academy
The Online News Association (ONA) and The Poynter Institute are pleased to announce the premiere class of 25 women leaders selected for the tuition-free ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media.

Sportz Interactive Hits it Out of the Park, Produces Innovations Galore at Cricket World Cup 2015
Business Wire IndiaOne of the world’s leading sports solutions companies, Sportz Interactive (SI) recently showcased an exciting array of digital innovations for Star Sports India (SS) on their digital platforms during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Through the World Cup, SI innovated to help Star Sports deliver the highest engagement among brands on digital platforms

University of Minnesota to Host AAJA's JCamp 2015
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) announced today that the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Communication will host and sponsor JCamp 2015, a six-day multicultural journalism training program for high school students interested in pursuing journalism as a career.

NAJA Releases Tips for Covering Indian Country During Holiday Season
NORMAN, OK--(Marketwired - November 21, 2014) - The Native American Journalists Association recognizes Native American Heritage Month and encourages both mainstream and tribal media to attain the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and responsibility.

Envivio to Feature Multi-Screen, 4K and Cloud-Based Video at TV Connect MENA 2014

2014 Online Journalism Awards Finalists Announced
Finalists for the 2014 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of nonprofit, public, academic, major media, and emerging technology organizations from around the globe, were announced today by the Online News Association.

Redbooth Capitalizes on Successful Google and Box Integrations With Launch of Public API
Redbooth, the collaboration and communication company, today launched its first publicly available API, enabling customers and partners to easily leverage the platform in unlimited ways

Al-Jazeera Telecom Deploys Exalt for Gigabit Network Connectivity
Exalt Communications, Inc., the leading innovator of next-generation wireless connectivity systems for private networks and Internet infrastructures, today announced that Al-Jazeera Telecom of Baghdad, Iraq has deployed Exalt ExtremeAir all-outdoor microwave backhaul systems to provide Gigabit per-second (Gbps) connectivity to its core Internet network.

Award-Winning Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Soledad O'Brien to Deliver Spelman College Commencement Address May 18
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2014) - More than 500 graduates and their families will be inspired when Soledad O'Brien addresses the Spelman College Class of 2014 at Commencement and receives an honorary degree on May 18 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Dr

Redbooth (Formerly Teambox) Partners With Barracuda to Integrate With Copy and SignNow
Redbooth (formerly Teambox) today announced a partnership with Barracuda Networks, Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) to integrate Barracuda's Copy and SignNow within its unified collaboration platform for teams and companies.

Teambox Emerges as Redbooth
Teambox today announced it has rebranded as Redbooth and launched an all-new version of its enterprise-class unified collaboration platform. Redbooth is the collaboration solution users, teams and enterprises have been clamoring for -- one place to collaborate, communicate, manage projects and get work done

Sportz Interactive Gears for Growth in 2014, Announces Arvind Iyengar as New CEO
One of the world’s most innovative sports solutions companies, Sportz Interactive has announced Arvind Iyengar as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The move was architected by the company’s Founder-CEO Naveen Aranha, who now transitions to a role focused on global partnerships and growth

Ninth Edition of Entertainment Expo Hong Kong Opens
Entertainment Expo Hong Kong, Asia's leading entertainment industry gathering, opened today and continues through 13 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and other venues throughout the city.Entertainment Expo features nine multimedia events, including the 17th edition of the Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (FILMART)

Early Registration Now Open for Canada's Largest National Student Journalism Conference
Early registration is now open for the 76th national conference of Canadian University Press, the world's oldest student news service and North America's only student press cooperative.

MHz Worldview & MHz International Mystery Return to LA on KLCS, November 1
MHz Worldview launches on KLCS digital broadcast channel 58.4 in the Los Angeles area on November 1.

Over 400 Attend the Women's Media Center 2013 Women's Media Awards Hosted by Lily Tomlin Honoring Christiane Amanpour, Sheila C. Johnson, Maria Teresa Kumar, Lindy West, MAKERS, a 3-Hour Documentary Event, Women Who Make America and Mary Thom (in Memoriam) in New York City
The Women's Media Center 2013 Women's Media Awards were held Tuesday, October 8th at 583 Park Avenue in New York City.

Al Jazeera Deploys TVUPack 3G/4G Cellular Uplink Solutions for Live Mobile Broadcast in Middle East
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in IP video and portable live electronic news gathering (ENG) broadcast solutions, announced today that Al Jazeera has deployed TVUPack to extend its live newsgathering operations in Egypt and other locations throughout the Middle East.

2013 Online Journalism Awards Finalists Announced
Finalists for the 2013 Online Journalism Awards, many pushing the envelope of innovation and excellence in digital storytelling and distribution, were announced today by the Online News Association and its academic partner, the School of Communication at the University of Miami.

Livefyre Expands Into Europe With Opening of London Office
Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, today announced that it has opened an office in London, marking the official launch of the company's UK and European operations

Livefyre Acquires Social Storytelling Platform Storify
Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, announced the acquisition of Storify, the drag-and-drop storytelling tool that has changed the way journalists and brands tell stories on the web

FILMART Closes with Record Exhibitor/Buyer Totals
Exhibitors and buyers in record numbers participated in the 17th Hong Kong International Film and Television Market (FILMART), which closed yesterday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.FILMART 2013 welcomed 710 exhibitors from more than 30 countries and regions, up 10 per cent over last year's exhibitor count

MHz CEO Named Global Communications Award Recipient
Frederick Thomas, MHz Founder and Chief Executive, has been named the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC (WAC-DC) Global Education award recipient for 2013. Thomas will be honored at the Global Education Gala on March 7, 2013.

MAXON Announces Availability of CINEMA 4D Release 15
MAXON today announced immediate availability of CINEMA 4D Release 15 (R15), a milestone release of its flagship 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application

Doha Declaration Calls for Building an International Network for Dialogue and Debate

CASBAA 2012: Conax expert on "Securing content distribution - a marriage of content and devices"
CASBAA, Hong Kong, October 29th: This year on the main stage at CASBAA, content security solutions expert Conax will bring CASBAA members insight on how a myriad of complementary technologies, valuable content and secure distribution and devices sustain the entire pay-TV ecosystem

Online News Association Announces 2012 Online Journalism Awards Finalists
Finalists for the 2012 Online Journalism Awards, many pushing the envelope of innovation and excellence in digital storytelling and distribution, were announced today by the Online News Association and its academic partner, the School of Communication at the University of Miami.

VTV America to Launch on MHz in DC
VTV America will launch on MHz Networks 11 in the Washington, DC metro area on August 1.

18 Reasons Why.... and then Some! CASBAA Convention 2012
CASBAA's annual flagship event will take place from October 29 to November 1, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. This year's theme, "18 Reasons Why," illustrates how the CASBAA Convention is consistently the industry's must attend event in the region

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Teams With Mass Relevance to Drive Social Innovation for the U.S. Open
In the midst of one of the golf industry's biggest weeks, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company today announced a unique partnership with Mass Relevance -- the technology leader in social curation and integration -- on a breakthrough, first-of-its-kind social experience to drive golfer social engagement for the championship this week

Mass Relevance Secures $3.3 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Social Integration Platform
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced that it has closed $3.3 million in venture capital funding. The Series A round is led by Austin Ventures and includes new investor Battery Ventures as well as existing investors Floodgate Fund, Allegro Venture Partners and Metamorphic Ventures

Mass Relevance Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced the appointment of Matt Corey as Chief Marketing Officer. A 15-year marketing veteran and former CMO of Golfsmith, Corey has spent his career delivering digital and social innovations that drive value for both consumers and brands

Acquia Goes All Out at DrupalCon
DrupalCon -- Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, is a Diamond sponsor at DrupalCon, the official and largest international gathering of Drupal developers and users, which will be held at the Colorado Convention Center, March 19-23, 2012.

Acquia Announces Two New Board Members
Acquia, the leading provider of commercial solutions for Drupal, today announced the appointment of industry veterans Thomas Bogan and Paul Sallaberry to its Board of Directors. The new independent Board members bring to Acquia expertise in building global, enterprise companies and successfully scaling disruptive technology innovation into existing and new markets

Yottaa Partners With Acquia to Accelerate Drupal Site Speed for Acquia Network Subscribers
Yottaa, Inc., a web performance company that helps businesses double their site speed in just a few clicks, announced today that Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, has added Yottaa Site Speed Optimizer to the Acquia Network Services marketplace to help subscribers improve website page load time and accelerate performance.

Yasser Arafat body to be exhumed after radioactive isotope in his belongings
Palestinian administration agrees for autopsy after radioactive isotope were found in Yasser Arafat's belongings

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Nayef dies
Saudi Arabia's heir apparent and interior minister prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has dead in Geneva, the pan-Arab Al Jazeera TV reported Saturday.

Ex-Al Jazeera DG claims Egypt has become a "tool for dictators"
A former director general of the Al-Jazeera television network, Wadah Khanfar has revealed that the Egyptian state has become a "tool for dictators", and if the Brotherhood candidate loses, it would be a "great setback" for the revolution.

US denies abusing Guantanamo detainees with 'Sesame Street' music
The Pentagon has denied reports of abusing prisoners by playing loud music at Guantanamo Bay.

Al-Jazeera 'forced to close' Beijing bureau after reporter expelled
Qatar-based news network Al-Jazeera has said that it has been forced to close its English-language bureau in China after its reporter there was expelled.

Libya's NTC Deputy quits amid fears 'protests could drag nation into bottomless pit'
Abdel Hafiz Ghoga, the deputy head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has resigned in the wake of fears that ongoing protests could drag the nation into a "bottomless pit."

ESPN STAR Sports Grants Al Jazeera Sport Rights to Broadcast first ever LIVE Cricket Content
ESPN STAR Sports, the exclusive Asian rights holder for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) domestic and home international matches, has announced an agreement with Al Jazeera Sport for the television broadcast rights of the Friends Life Twenty20 2012

3G Internet network in Syria off for four days
The third generation (3G) internet network in Syria has been disconnected for the fourth consecutive day for unknown reasons, prompting resentment among internet users and subscribers in the unrest-hit country.

Andy Murray resisting girlfriend's pleas to get married
Andy Murray has revealed he is not yet ready to tie the knot and insisted that he will not be proposing to his girlfriend Kim Sears "no matter how much she is pushing" for him to get down on one knee.

French 'Spiderman' sets new climbing record in Doha
French free-climber Alain Robert, who is better known as "Spiderman", set a new Guinness World Record by climbing the 300 metre high Aspire Tower in the fastest time, unassisted.

Acquia Named to Forbes' 100 List of America's Most Promising Companies
Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced today that it has been named number 41 in Forbes' 100 list of America's most promising companies. Forbes' list ranks the most promising privately held up-and-comers that have compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital.

Content & Carriage Revolutions at CASBAA 2011
Last week's CASBAA Convention 2011 closed with high optimism at a time of rapidly altering business models and quick time technological change for TV services across the Asia Pacific. "The new models provide huge opportunity," said Simon TwistonDavies, CEO, CASBAA, "while more than 420 million non-terrestrial TV connections are being logged across the region

Al Jazeera 'to bid against Sky' for Premier League football TV coverage rights
Satellite broadcaster BSkyB is likely to lose its exclusive live coverage of Premier League football, as Arabic-language news network, Al Jazeera, is contemplating a bid for the broadcasting rights.

Gaddafi 'killed' by NTC fighters in Libya?
Deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has reportedly been killed by fighters of the country's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) in Sirte - the leader's hometown.

Female doc kicked, sexually assaulted by police for helping anti-govt. protestors in Bahrain
A Muslim female doctor in the kingdom of Bahrain, who was sentenced to five years in prison for helping injured anti-government protestors, has claimed that she was dragged out of her house at midnight at gunpoint by about 30 plain-clothes police officers.

Mubarak's information minister jailed for 7 years over corruption charges
Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak's powerful information minister has been jailed for seven years on corruption charges.

'Jewish al-Jazeera' satellite news channel launched in Europe
A 24-hour satellite news channel, Jewish News One will will begin airing today in Europe, and is slated to premiere in the US.

Al Jazeera replaces top news director amid WikiLeaks disclosures on collusion with US
Qatar-based pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera Network has reportedly replaced its top news director in the wake of WikiLeaks revelations that he modified the network's Iraq war coverage in response to pressure from the US.

Situation in Libya in state of flux post Gaddafi era
The post-Gaddafi period in Libya is turning out to be a nightmare as the new leaders within the National Transitional Council (NTC) are becoming more focused on the power game business rather than trying to stabilize the country after months of uprising against the brutal dictator, which has weakened the country immensely.

DQ Entertainment to Co-Produce Escape Hockey with Imira Entertainment, Enne Productions, TVE
DQ Entertainment, the Global entertainment production and distribution company today announced that Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming and Enne Entertainment Studios and Spanish broadcaster TVE has joined as co-production partners on new 3D animated series Escape Hockey. Escape Hockey

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