Al Jazeera America Launches Nashville Bureau

Al Jazeera America is set to launch next Tuesday, featuring some well known American broadcasting personalities, including former NBC anchor and native Nashvillian John Siegenthaler Jr. The network is opening 12 bureaus in American cities, including one in Nashville. The Nashville desk will be headed by former WSMV anchor Jonathan Martin. Martin expects that Al Jazeera America will have some negative perceptions to overcome and says he's prepared to confront them. Nashville Public Radio has the story.