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Al Jazeera expands docs

Six weeks after launching its English-language service, Al Jazeera rolled out its new Documentary Channel on January 1. The nascent 24-hour channel is based out of Doha, and promises to pay 'particular attention to the Middle East, with a special focus on the cultural diversity of its societies.' While the channel is Arabic-language, it promises to work with producers in the industry to develop programming.
January 1, 2007

Six weeks after launching its English-language service, Al Jazeera rolled out its new Documentary Channel on January 1. The nascent 24-hour channel is based out of Doha, and promises to pay ‘particular attention to the Middle East, with a special focus on the cultural diversity of its societies.’ While the channel is Arabic-language, it promises to work with producers in the industry to develop programming.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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