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Topic: Al Gore

Al Gore Enlists Youth for Climate Control Urges them to create awareness videos

Al Gore has launched a new climate change awareness campaign as part of The Climate Reality Project. The campaign called “Why? Why Not?” will target young people between the ages…

August 15, 2014, 4:01 PM EDT

Attention Al Gore: Instagram Wants You Photo sharing platform's CEO asks former veep to join

Who is on Kevin Systrom’s Instagram wishlist? Al Gore. Systrom says he’s personally lobbied the former veep to join the photo-sharing service. “I need to ask him again,” Systrom said following a…

December 12, 2013, 3:03 PM EST

Al Jazeera America Finds a Leader in ABC News Vet Kate O’Brian joins well-funded startup channel

With a little less than a month to go before its launch, Al Jazeera America has selected ABC News veteran Kate O’Brian to serve as its president. In her new role,…

July 22, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake Cable pioneer formerly known as “Darth Vader” locks in $2.6 billion deal

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter…

March 19, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT

The Winners and Losers of SXSW Crunching the numbers

Which app, keynote speaker and barbecue joint got the most social buzz at SXSW? Who was the week's biggest celebrity? What were some of the event's highlights—and what made us…

March 17, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

Current TV Acquired by Al Jazeera Al Gore cable net indie no longer; deal could radically improve distribution for Arab news channel

Al Jazeera has acquired Al Gore's struggling cable channel Current TV and will use it to expand its domestic footprint. The eye-opening move gives Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based news network responsible for…

January 2, 2013, 6:26 PM EST

What Would A Sale Mean for Current TV? Al Gore's indie net fields offers for sale, explores funding round

Al Gore and Joel Hyatt's Current TV—the network that hired Keith Olbermann out of his post-MSNBC free-fall, then quickly parted ways with him—is reportedly up for sale. A spokeswoman for…

October 26, 2012, 4:28 PM EDT

First Mover: Joy Behar The comedienne on people who inspire her and the kind of guests who make her nervous

Specs Age 70 New gig Host, Current TV’s Joy Behar: Say Anything Old gig Host, HLN’s The Joy Behar Show So what’s the new gig going to be like? Well, the new gig is something…

October 8, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

Al Gore to Host Current TV's Convention Coverage Network's struggle to join the conversation continues

Current TV is finally using its most obvious asset on the air. Al Gore, who co-founded the network with Joel Hyatt, will lead coverage of the 2012 Republican and Democratic…

August 8, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT

Current TV Shows Olbermann the Door Al Gore’s news net dismisses splenetic anchor, hires Eliot Spitzer

A year after Keith Olbermann hooked up with Al Gore’s struggling Current TV, the peripatetic news anchor once again is out of a job. Having locked horns with the 53-year-old newsman…

March 30, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT

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