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Al Jazeera buys struggling Current TV

Al Jazeera buys struggling Current TV
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Perhaps this might herald the return of Keith Olbermann

 


Al-Jazeera buys Current TV, launches push into US (via AFP)

The pan-Arab news giant Al-Jazeera bought Current TV, a struggling US cable channel, Wednesday in a deal aimed at giving the Qatar-based broadcaster the scope to challenge major American TV networks. Current, co-founded by former US vice president Al Gore, announced the sale in a statement that was…


 


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