AJ+ is a digital and online news and current events channel
that is headquartered in San Francisco by Al Jazeera Media
Network in 2014
AJMN was founded 20 years ago as an independent news
agency in Arab World.
Now it is the global media network that has more than 20
channels all over the world
Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, Al
Jazeera Balkans etc.
➤ WHAT’S IT REALLY AJ+ ?
AJ+ is a online global news community for the connected
AJ+ highlight human struggles and achievement, empower
impassioned voices and challenge the status quo.
“We are going to be where audience are” AJ+ officials says
It is the video news platform of future based on audience
interactivity with new media tools which are Youtube,
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Medium and Mobile App etc.
Spanish language version is alive, arabic language is under
➤ WHAT’S IT FOR ?
To give the voiceless voice
To increase popularity of online news content among young
To boost the user interactions
Setting agenda and raise awareness about global issues in
➤ HOW IS IT WORK ?
Aj+ produces digital video and media directly to social
platforms and its native apps on mobile devices
The channel has no hosts or anchors, and live reporting plays
a lesser role.
AJ+ offers news coverage from around the world, and also the
editorial policy based on lifestyle, culture and technology
news with very little text. Its videos range from 15 seconds to
➤ HOW IS IT WORK ?
AJ+ use various type of storytelling methods in its contents
Animated Explainers: http://bit.ly/1TitEu4
AJ+ Asks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQK8H0z-irM
Short Docs: https://youtu.be/sxM52hJgHWI
Investigative humorism: http://bit.ly/1l5nZgp
Also Aj+ use various type of social media platforms to reach audience and
disseminate its content.
➤ IS IT SUCCESSFUL ?
Also AJ+ reaches 600 % of its audience via the Facebook
according to the news of journalism.co.uk.com
The community has gotten bigger and bigger day by day
In 2015, AJ+ won a Webby Award for Online Film & Video,
News & Information
In 2015, the AJ+ Mobile App was a finalist for the Society for
News Design's World's Best Digital Design award
As a result Aj+ is the future of the news broadcasting type.
Also it is an engaging and shareable global community that
focused online and digital news service with using social
media tools for new generation.
I hope it will launch in Turkey soon