Topic: Joel Hyatt
Al Gore sued because the man behind the $500 million deal to sell the liberal media outlet wasn't paid. John Terenzio wants to sue Al Gore for $5 million.
Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV, the news network cofounded by former Vice President Al Gore, boosts Al-Jazeera's reach in the US nearly ninefold to about 40 million homes. Jazeera plans to add more US bureaus and transform Current TV to 'Al-Jazeera America.'
Current TV has fired cable network broadcaster Keith Olbermann citing a lack of "respect, openness, collegiality, and loyalty to our viewers." Olbermann had been with Current TV for less than a year, and he had a volatile relationship with MSNBC before that.