Al Jazeera English (AJE), the 24-hour news and current affairs channel, is the first international English-language news channel to broadcast across the globe from the Middle EastAJE’s mission is to provide independent, impartial news for an international audience and to offer a voice to a diversity of perspectives from under-reported regions. In addition, the channel aims to balance the information flow between the South and the North. The channel of reference for the Middle East and Africa, AJE has unique access to some of the world’s most troubled and controversial locations. AJE’s determination and ability to accurately reflect the truth on the ground in regions torn by conflict and poverty has set their content apart.