On January 13, 2016, Al Jazeera announced that the channel will be closing on April 30th, citing economic challenges, especially falling crude oil prices and low ratings. Its final day of broadcast was on April 12, 2016.
- Al-Jazeera America Prepares Farewell Broadcast
- New York Times
- Al Jazeera America to shut down in April
1Joint-venture with Hearst Corporation.