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Al Gore Tried To Buy Twitter After Copious Amounts Of Tequila

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

Al Gore never really said he invented the Internet, but he did once try to buy a key Internet player. Gore and former Current TV co-founder Joel Hy...

Buffy and Dexter

Chef Rossi | Posted 11.24.2013 | TV
Chef Rossi

For eight seasons, I have watched spellbound as Dexter chased down and killed killer after killer. For eight seasons, I have felt the complex tear that is caring for Dexter, really being on his side, but knowing he is a sociopathic killer, fixing for the next plunge of his knife.

A Viewpoint That Will Be Missed

Scott Blakeman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media
Scott Blakeman

Even though most of the people who would have loved Viewpoint with John Fugelsang were never given the chance to watch it, the show gave a voice to topics, opinions and guests not normally heard on shows of this kind.

Millennial Madness: Pivot and Revolt TV at the Television Critics Association Tour

Ed Martin | Posted 10.02.2013 | Media
Ed Martin

Revolt TV and Pivot, two new networks that are targeting Millennials as their primary audience, explain how they are going to attract a generation of digital and social media obsessives who are widely regarded as having little if any interest in conventional broadcast or cable TV.

Mystery Science Theater 3000's Frank Conniff: The CFQ Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

As Mystery Science Theater 3000's TV's Frank, comedian and writer Frank Conniff became possibly the most cuddly mad scientist in history.

Who Will Lead Al Jazeera America?

Posted 05.06.2013 | Media

As Al Jazeera America prepares to launch this summer, the network has yet to announce who will actually run the place. The network was originally ...

WATCH: Gay Voices Ed Noah Michelson And Others Tackle DOMA On Current TV's 'Say Anything'

Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Current TV's 'Joy Behar: Say Anything' featured a rousing discussion of the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) hearing on March 27. Gu...

Al Jazeera's On The Hunt

online.wsj.com | Posted 05.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera has taken a look at the former New York Times building as part of its hunt for a New York headquarters for the U.S. cable channel it plans ...

Al Gore SUED Over Current TV Sale

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.07.2013 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling...

Keith Olbermann Eyeing ESPN Return

Posted 03.04.2013 | Media

Keith Olbermann is eyeing a return to the network that made him famous, the New York Times reported on Monday. Olbermann, who worked at ESPN from 1...

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

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 02.23.2013 | Media
Tom Pappalardo

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 Arabia is troubling to many ...

Open Letter to Al Gore, Regarding Aljazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 04.07.2013 | Media
MP Nunan

You've had a tough week or two, haven't you? You're doing the talk show rounds to promote your new book, but all the interviewers want to talk about is the degree of hypocrisy with which you sold out to Big Oil, when you sold Current TV to Aljazeera. You need to come out swinging.

The President as a Media Critic: Anyone Listening

Danny Schechter | Posted 04.01.2013 | Media
Danny Schechter

There is one subject that most politicians avoid: talking about the media. Most spend most of their time positioning themselves for media attention be...

Al Jazeera America: Time for a New Cable Model?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media
Nikolas Kozloff

Beset with logistical as well as political hurdles, Al Jazeera America will undoubtedly confront a rocky road ahead. If the network decides to raise the bar and provide truly innovative programming, then the network will surely gain some respect.

WATCH: Al Gore Defends Current TV Sale

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media

Al Gore defended his sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera during an appearance on Tuesday's "Today." Gore was on to discuss his new book, "The Future,"...

Al Jazeera America -- The Newsroom We've Been Waiting For

Nida Khan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Nida Khan

There's a reason why news junkies like myself are excited and anticipating this progress in domestic media. And there's a reason why everyone should take notice.

Al Jazeera Is Definitely Hiring

observer.com | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media

Looks like someone is hiring. Al Jazeera just posted a list of over 100 job openings on their website for the soon-to-launch new U.S.-based news chan...

'Ladies & Gentlemen, I Think We Have Our First Fox Boner Alert Of 2013'

Posted 01.11.2013 | Comedy

If you work at Fox News, any headline that has both "Al Gore" and "Al Jazeera" in it has to be a good one. So when the former Vice President decided t...

Al Jazeera English: Too Uncomfortable For U.S. Audiences

Geri Spieler | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media
Geri Spieler

Are we uncomfortable with news that has not been sanitized by our own American-based networks? Is that the reason there is so much pushback to Al Jazeera English on U.S. network TV?

Glenn Beck Is At It Again

Posted 01.09.2013 | Media

Glenn Beck announced on Tuesday that he plans to relaunch his media empire as a global libertarian news network. Beck said he plans to open three ...

Report: Al Gore Now Worth More Than Mitt Romney

Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Here’s a fun fact for this weekend's dinner party: Al Gore is likely now worth more than Mitt Romney. The former Vice President sold his Current...

Current Staffers Lash Out At Al Gore

Posted 01.08.2013 | Media

The staffers at Current TV are reportedly very unhappy with Al Gore over the sale of the network to Al Jazeera. Current, which Gore helped found, ...

Current Staff Lashes Out At Al Gore

nypost.com | LINDA STASI | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

Just call him Al Gorezeera. Yesterday morning, the still shell shocked staff at Current TV was called to an all hands staff meeting at its San Fran...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Americans Approve Of Dropping Al Jazeera Channel

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

By a nearly 2-to-1 plurality, Americans approve of Time Warner Cable's decision to drop Current TV from its lineup after the news channel was acquired...

Media Censorship: Time Warner, Not Gore, Anti-American in Current TV Sale to Al Jazeera

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.09.2013 | Media
Steven Kurlander

The threat of Al-Jazeera's news content or Gore's patriotism should not have been the issue. If there was any anti-American behavior involved in the sale, it was Time Warner's.