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Al Gore Got Drunk, Almost Bought Twitter: Book

He might not have invented the Internet, but according to Al Gore, he got pretty close to buying one of the Internet’s most popular websites back in 2009. Gore: "My partner Joel Hyatt and I, back when I was with Current TV, which we founded, tried to buy Twitter.... It’s...

Keith Olbermann Settles $50 Million Lawsuit Against Current TV and Al Gore

Keith Olbermann's legal war against Al Gore, Joel Hyatt and Current TV is olber. Um, over. The perennially prickly anchor has reportedly settled the $50 million lawsuit he filed upon his termination from Current one year ago

Tom Pappalardo: Al Gore and Al Jazeera: Do These Als Really Belong Together?

The sale of Current TV by Al Gore and his partner Joel Hyatt to Al Jazeera which is owned by a billionaire sheik of Saudi...

A Tale From Gore's Quest for Current TV

In 2005, when Al Gore and his business partner, Joel Hyatt, were trying to get Current TV off the ground, they faced a legal challenge over the use of the word "current." Unlike another big legal test for Mr. Gore in 2000, when he lost the presidency, this time he won.

Al Jazeera America coming to your TV

Qatar has bought cable channel Current TV, co-founded by former Vice-President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, to turn it into Al-Jazeera America. The acquisition permits Qatar to reach 40% of U.S. households immediately. The transaction is valued at $ 500 million, including 100 for Mr. Show More Summary

Gore v. Morris: How Dick Morris’s insult to Jewish voters hurts Republicans and Israel

In his latest epistle, Dick Morris opines against Al Gore and Joel Hyatt regarding the sale of Current TV to Al-Jazeera. I will ignore the Morris charge as being unworthy of serious response from serious people. Morris in fact insults the intelligence...

Al Gore, Joel Hyatt Sell Out Israel

Al Jazeera is coming to America — courtesy of former Vice President Al Gore and entrepreneur Joel Hyatt. The Arab network, funded by Qatar, has just bought Current TV — the low rated liberal cable station Gore and Hyatt founded — for a reported $500 million. Show More Summary

Al Jazeera Paid $500M For Current TV: Bloomberg

Current TV was sold to Al Jazeera for about $500 million, two people with knowledge of the deal told Bloomberg. Gore and partners paid about $71 million in 2004 for the channel that became Current TV. Gore, chairman, and Joel Hyatt, co-founder and CEO announced the sale Wednesday without providing terms. Show More Summary

Current TV Sold to Al Jazeera

Current TV announced Wednesday evening it has been sold to Al Jazeera. In an internal memo, Current TV CEO Joel Hyatt said he and former Vice President Al Gore are "thrilled and proud" to announce the news. Hyatt added: "When considering...Show More Summary

Current, the first ‘social TV network,’ sells to Al Jazeera

Current TV, which launched with a user-generated social strategy that was way ahead of its time, has been sold to Al Jazeera. The network, co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner Joel Hyatt, has for the last...Show More Summary

Glenn Beck rejected, Al-Jazeera accepted by Al Gore in Current TV buy

Current TV, the progressive media company founded by Vice President Al Gore and his business partner Joel Hyatt, has been acquired by Al-Jazeera. After apparently having previously rejected conservative talk show host Glenn Beck as a possible buyer.

Why Al Gore sold Current TV to Al Jazeera

It's easy enough to understand why Al Jazeera agreed to buy Current TV, the cable network owned by former Vice President Al Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt, on Wednesday: The Qatar-based pan-Arab media conglomerate has struggled...Show More Summary

Current TV becomes Al Jazeera America following acquisition, Al Gore joins ‘advisory board’

Joel Hyatt, a co-founder and vice chairman of US-based Current TV, has confirmed in a memo to his staff that Al Jazeera will be acquiring the eight-year-old television network. The New... Keep reading ?

Al-Jazeera to Buy Current TV

Al-Jazeera, the pan-Arab news network owned by the government of Qatar, is buying Current TV, the struggling left-leaning current-affairs channel co founded by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, according to people familiar with the matter.

Current TV co-founder Joel Hyatt confirms Al Jazeera has acquired the television network

Joel Hyatt, a co-founder of US-based Current TV, has reportedly confirmed in a memo to his staff that Al Jazeera will be acquiring the eight-year-old television network. The New York Times’... Keep reading ?

NY Times: Al Jazeera Finalizing Deal To Acquire Current TV

Qatar-based Al Jazeera is in final negotiations to acquire Current TV, the cable channel co-founded and operated by former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner Joel Hyatt, according to Brian Stelter in the New York Times. Current TV has distribution in 60 million homes, giving Al Jazeera a large and immediate U.S. Show More Summary

SocialGood.tv in talks to buy Al Gore’s Current cable network (and move it to Austin, TX)

Austin, Tex.-based startup SocialGood.TV recently announced its intentions to purchase Current TV, the struggling cable channel led by former Vice President Al Gore and founder Joel Hyatt.

Al Gore’s Current TV May Be Up For Sale

Ratings-challenged Current TV, the cable channel co-founded by Al Gore, may be going on the auction block. According to the New York Post and other news organizations, Current TV CEO Joel Hyatt said that many acquisition-minded media companies have approached the cable channel and “as a consequence, we thought it might be useful to engage [...]Show More Summary

Gore Ready to Cash Out of Current TV

Current TV, which is best known for its association with Al Gore, announced on Friday that its owners are considering putting it up for sale. According to reports in the New York Post and Reuters, Current CEO Joel Hyatt issued a statement about a potential sale. “Current has been approached many times by media companies [...]

Current TV Considers Sale, Other Options

Current TV is considering putting itself up for sale after potential buyers approached, company CEO Joel Hyatt said in an e-mail today. “This year alone, we have had three inquiries. As a consequence, we thought it might be useful to...Show More Summary

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