by Zeinab Hawi, Al-Akhbar English
After several delays, new TV station Al-Arab TV will finally go live in early February 2015. The station will be on the air at a time of intense media polarization, representing a continuation of the Saudi-Qatari conflict. However, the station promises to be neutral and to focus on economic issues. It could be said, however, that Al-Arab TV will be similar to the Al-Arabiya model.
The countdown has begun for the launching of Al-Arab news channel in February 2015. The station is owned by the Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, according to an announcement made by its chief executive officer Fahd al-Sukait yesterday during a press conference held in Bahrain’s capital, Manama. In the meantime, an extensive advertising campaign is underway featuring the channel’s logo, which bears a striking similarity to the logo of the Rotana channels, in green and golden colors. Continue reading Zionist-Wahhabi Alliance At Work: Saudis and Bloomberg Set Up New TV Channel