Al Jazeera's Online News Network AJ+ Wants to Go Beyond TV

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Janko Roettgers of Gigaom goes behind-the-scenes of AJ+, the upcoming new online news network from Al Jazeera.

He writes, "'You don’t want to inherit the legacy of the TV,' said Al Jazeera Media Network’s Executive Director of Strategy, Development and Technology Yaser Bishr. He argued that previously, news networks simply tried to repurpose TV content online, or positioned their online presences as a kind of supplemental offering; something where viewers go if they want to learn more about what they’ve seen on TV. With AJ+, there is no TV."

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