|Apparently, Al Gore got tired of trying.|
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When Olbermann was hired, it looked like Current would finally become a contender. But--again, like Air America--the channel didn't seem to be up to the task, Olbermann became unhappy, and got himself fired. It was a real shame too, because it looked like the station really kind of got their act together right about the same time, bringing in some talent and some fun programming. As a huge fan of The Stephanie Miller Show, I'm particularly bummed, as she's been simulcasting her radio program on Current for a while now. Outside of the occasional web clip, I never got to check it out.
Once again, I say "liberal media, my ass."
Al Jazeera completes deal to buy Current TV
Current TV, the small cable news channel that was co-founded by former vice president Al Gore, has been sold to Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based media company. . .
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