Wednesday, March 12, 2008

CNN Reacts to BBC Arabic Channel Launch

Could this mean a launch of a CNN Arabic network in the future? From

CNN: “CNN has served an Arabic audience for a number of years with as part of its portfolio of award-winning and top-rated digital
services. We continue to investigate possible TV joint ventures in the region
but have nothing to announce at this time.

In the meantime, we have been confirmed as the leading English language
international news channel in the region according to the latest available data
(Middle Eastern Business Elite Survey 2006), which points to the appetite in the
region for our existing service.” - CNN SPOKESMAN

Asharq Al-Awsat is a London-based Arabic newspaper.

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