10/19/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Al Gore To Buy Plenty Magazine? Former VP Budding Media Mogul

Is Al Gore getting into the magazine business? Sources familiar with the former vice president's plans say he is set to announce the acquisition Plenty, a four-year-old title about environmentally-conscious living. As it happens, Gore -- who already has a toe in the media business through his TV network, Current -- is on the cover of the current issue.

I asked Mark Spellun whether Gore is about to become Plenty's new owner. "That wouldn't be quite accurate," he said. He declined to elaborate, saying an announcement would be forthcoming.

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