Al Jazeera America To Be Phased Out by April

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The Al Jazeera America board has made the decision to phase out its struggling TV channel by April 30. According to Neilson Ratings, the network was only available in about 60 million American homes. CEO Al Anstey wrote in an email that the “decision by Al Jazeera America’s board is driven by the fact that our …

REPORT: Al Gore Shoots Down Lewinsky Box Invite

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New York Times columnist and marijuana aficionado Maureen Dowd reveals how Monica Lewinsky continues to be punished for her role in L’affaire Clinton:

PARIS — THE turquoise tranquillity of the Côte d’Azur was rocked a couple of times during the Cannes Lions Festival, the advertising world’s rosé-soaked answer to the Cannes Film Festival.

Al Gore snubbed Monica Lewinsky. Lewinsky, who was giving a speech for Ogilvy & Mather about how she became “patient zero” in the cyberbullying epidemic, was slated to sit in a V.I.P. box with the former vice president, who got an award for being a good brand.

But her invite got yanked.