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Topic: Al Gore

Cannes Lions Will Honor Al Gore for His Work on Climate Change

Making a 'positive difference' to the planet

President Bill Clinton may have spoken at Cannes, but it's Al Gore who will receive one of the festival's top honors. Gore, Clinton's vice president from 1993 through 2001 and an…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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