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
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...
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.
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
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 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
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 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 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
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.
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
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, 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.
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 ?
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
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.
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
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 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
The cable channel founded by Joel Hyatt and Al Gore has a small audience but a large footprint in American homes.