Al Jazeera has launched its news channel in the U.S., starting with a critique of American TV

Broadcaster Al Jazeera, whose headquarters is housed in Qatar, officially launched its news channel in the U.S. - Al Jazeera America. His broadcast began at 15:00 on the East Coast of the USA (22:00 Kiev), with the show opening scene long one hour where there has been criticism of other American TV.

In this video reel people from different cities in the U.S. have complained that the current television allegedly does not give them the objective information, and leading assured that Al Jazeera America will report the "real news", reports ITAR-TASS .

It is noted that the information in the U.S. market a new channel intends to compete with giants such as CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.

TV channel Al Jazeera America was organized on the basis of the American cable channel Current TV, created by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. Al Jazeera bought the channel, which was not very popular, in January of this year.

We add that the new channel is located in New York City. He also organized eleven offices across the state - in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Detroit, Chicago, Denver, Miami, Seattle, Nashville and New Orleans.

The number of staff Al Jazeera America is about 900 people. Its potential audience of up to 50 million people. The channel will work a number of prominent American TV journalists - among other things, several veterans of CNN.

News releases will be broadcast on Al Jazeera America around the clock at the beginning of each hour. According to media reports, the new channel will be only six minutes of advertising per hour, half that of a typical advertising time on American television channels.

We point out that over the past few years English version of Al Jazeera enjoyed quite popular among American Internet users, but with the launch of its television channel in the United States Qatari company froze broadcast in English on the Internet.

Broadcaster Al Jazeera appeared in 1996 and is one of the most popular news channels in the world. Nevertheless, in the United States relating to it is ambiguous. A barrage of criticism hit television after he repeatedly gave the opportunity to speak to Osama bin Laden .