HDNet Covers Mideast Conflict4/08/2002 5:07 AM Eastern
High-definition-television programmer HDNet said Monday that it will launch
HDTV news coverage from the Middle East Monday night with the HDNet World
Report. Monday's installment, 'Inside Israel: Voices of Anguish, Voices of
Anger,' will include reports from Ramallah, Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Reporter
Peter Arnett will interview people on both sides of the conflict.
HDNet was founded by Mark Cuban, and it is shown exclusively on DirecTV
Inc.'s direct-broadcast satellite service.
Subscribers pay no additional programming fee to receive the channel as long
as they have HDTV-ready satellite receivers and televisions.