Former Vice President Al Gore informed Canadians Tuesday that there is no such thing as “ethical oil” in a public talk just a few months after the sale of his Current TV to Qatar-backed Al Jazeera.
A $5 million lawsuit has been filed against Current TV’s co-founder Al Gore for not compensating the man who proposed selling the network to Al-Jazeera, according to Hollywood Reporter.
Al Jazeera made a big move Wednesday, taking over former Al Gore’s Current TV in a major deal that will bring the Qatar-financed news source to millions of U.S. cable subscribers. What to expect from such a network? We’ve compiled seven of Al Jazeera’s greatest hit to provide some clues.
Al Gore’s Current TV confirmed Wednesday evening that it has been sold to Al Jazeera for an estimated $400 to $500 million, with the former vice president set to pocket $100 million from the sale.
Former Vice President Al Gore has been exiled from the Democratic National Convention. Gore will be in New York when Barack Obama accepts his reelection bid in North Carolina.
Reporters and editors at such news outlets as the New York Times and the Huffington Post donated to President Barack Obama’s re-election effort, the Daily Caller reports.
Spitzer was recently tapped to replace media juggernaut Keith Olbermann as a host on Al Gore’s Current TV network, and expounded on his new role in an interview with Politico.
Cable providers may stop carrying Al Gore’s alternative news network after plummeting ratings.
Keith Olbermann was dismissed by Current TV Friday afternoon. His program “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” will be replaced by a new show entitled “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.”