Beginning Sunday May 10th, "Compass with Sheila MacVicar" will combine Al Jazeera America's commitment to original, unfiltered reporting with award-winning international journalist Sheila MacVicar's ability to put news into a global context and make connections to U.S. foreign policy goals. This unique foreign policy program will also aim to uncover the hidden agendas, strategic failures, political power plays and special interests that may influence America's foreign policy, and play a role in regional politics around the world.
"Compass' is about the world, and people's place in it. With Al Jazeera's unparalleled reach, and our ability to report from places no one else covers, we'll go straight to the source of today's most pressing international news," said MacVicar. "With interest in global affairs so strong, and people showing a marked preference for original reporting from the source, this show meets the needs of today's news consumers and delivers on the channel's overall mission of increasing knowledge about global affairs."