Former NYT Columnist Rich: Weiner Scandal Won't Harm Hillary, Will Boo
August 2nd, 2013 3:33 PM
Former New York Times columnist Frank Rich showed up on Joy Behar’s Current TV program Say Anything! on Wednesday to chat about some hot news topics – chief among them, the ongoing Anthony Weiner saga. Rich assured Behar that the Weiner situation would not affect Hillary Clinton’s future. On the contrary, he said, it would make people love her husband Bill Clinton even more.
Rich made his…
Soledad O'Brien Joins Al Jazeera
July 1st, 2013 10:52 AM
This is just WAY too funny.
Soledad O'Brien, who failed miserably at CNN, is actually going to Al Jazeera.
The Wrap reported moments ago:
Former NBC Anchor Brokaw Confesses ‘I Watch Al-Jazeera
May 30th, 2013 6:10 PM
Al Jazeera continues to find friends among the American news media. Former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw plugged the anti-western, Qatar-owned news network during a May 30 appearance.
Brokaw commented during a HuffPo Live interview by host Alicia Menendez about his many years as a journalist. When Menendez mentioned that Al Jazeera, which recently purchased Gore’s Current TV, “is going on one of the…
Media Incorrectly Claim Pope Gave Atheists Pass Into Heaven
May 23rd, 2013 4:11 PM
Pope Francis made waves on Wednesday when he said that atheists can do good; but some media headlines jumped on the chance to portray the new pontiff as bucking Church teaching.
Preaching on Christ’s words that “Whoever is not against us is for us,” Pope Francis emphasized that Christ died to redeem all men, “even atheists,” and insisted we can’t assume non-believers cannot do good. Such…
Current TV's Press Brings On Disgraced N.Y. Governor Eliot Spitzer To
May 8th, 2013 6:51 PM
Current TV’s Bill Press is visibly distraught over the loss of Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch to former Governor Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) in the South Carolina First Congressional District special election. The liberal commentator was clearly a sore loser on May 8, and took to the radio to openly mock Sanford and the voters of South Carolina.
Press’ main attack against Sanford was his…
Ex-CNNer Jon Klein, Ex-NBC News Chief Steve Capus Reportedly Among Fin
May 6th, 2013 12:58 PM
Former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC News president Steve Capus are reportedly among the finalists to take the helm of Al Jazeera America.
"One of the biggest jobs in media is a new position and a high-risk opportunity: running Al Jazeera America," Sharon Waxman of TheWrap.com reported this morning (emphasis mine):
Iraq Suspends Al Jazeera For Promoting Violence and Sectarianism
April 29th, 2013 1:12 AM
Paging Al Gore!
Iraq on Sunday suspended the licenses of Al Jazeera and nine other satellite stations for promoting violence and sectarianism.
Al Jazeera reports:
Bill Press Threatens: I Want 'Unfreaking-bearable' Flight Delays, Amer
April 24th, 2013 5:50 PM
Add liberal host Bill Press to the list of liberals who want the sequester to hurt Americans in order to prove a political point. On Tuesday morning’s Full Court Press, his radio talk show simulcast on Current TV, Press predicted that the FAA furloughs that went into effect Sunday will be just the tip of the big, bad sequester iceberg:
“[Y]ou know what, it’s gonna get worse and worse and…
Keith Olbermann Settles Lawsuit With Al Gore, Gets Just 10 Percent of
March 14th, 2013 1:55 AM
Keith Olbermann, the whiney, deranged former MSNBC anchor has settled a lawsuit he had filed against his former employer Current TV, taking home far less than he had been asking for.
According to the New York Post, Olbermann and attorneys representing the former owners of Current TV, which was sold to the Qatari-government-owned Al Jazeera network earlier this year, reached a deal to give him…
Gore Defends Current TV Sale, Says Profit Motive Was Not Reason He Sol
March 11th, 2013 10:39 PM
Environmentalist activist and former U.S. vice president Al Gore is defending the sale of his Current TV cable channel to Al Jazeera, saying that the Qatari government-run network is “honest-to-goodness” news.
During a panel discussion at the South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Gore was asked about his $500-million deal to sell the low-rated news operation to Al Jazeera in…
At SXSW Forum, Al Gore Faces Scrutiny Over Sale of Current TV to Al Ja
March 11th, 2013 6:25 PM
Kara Swisher of the Wall Street Journal's AllThingsD.com has a March 9 post in which she noted how former U.S. Vice President Al Gore was confronted at 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival about his sale of Current TV to the Qatari government-backed Al Jazeera network by her colleague, AllThingsD editor Walt Mossberg:
You sold your network to Al Jazeera, which is owned by a government that’s a…
Al Gore Sued For $5-Million Over Sale of Current TV to Qatari-owned Al
March 7th, 2013 3:51 PM
Media consultant John Terenzio is suing former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for stiffing him of a cool $5 million over the environmental activist's sale of Current TV to the Al Jazeera, the Islamist-friendly news network owned by the oil-rich country of Qatar. In a nutshell, Terenzio claims the sale was his idea and that he got the ball rolling on the sale, only to see Gore initially reject it…
Joy Behar Rumored To Be Going To CNN
February 23rd, 2013 9:33 AM
Is Joy Behar leaving Al Current Jazeera for CNN?
So claimed the New York Post's Page Six Saturday:
Forced, Schmorced: Joy Behar Still Can't Believe Catholics Picked a Po
February 13th, 2013 9:36 PM
On her Current TV show Say Anything on Tuesday night, Joy Behar brought on two political consultants to discuss the Pope’s resignation. Behar insisted that the Roman Catholic church made a terrible, mystifying mistake by selecting a pope who “was in the Hitler Youth.”
Democratic strategist Robert Zimmerman implied that the membership wasn’t entirely voluntary, but Behar wasn’t budging that…