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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Al Gore: Climate change should be media’s ‘No. 1 story

It’s an ‘existential’ question, says former veep.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Climate change, Margaret Sullivan, New York Times

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Gore: 'I'm proud of the transaction'

Al Gore has so many reasons why his sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera was "an easy choice." Does a single one of them withstand scrutiny?

By Erik Wemple  |  12:08 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Current TV

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Gore fails to defend Current TV-Al Jazeera sale

Pressed by Matt Lauer of the "Today" show about selling to an oil-based country, Gore retreats to some not-so-compelling talking points.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:04 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Al Jazeera, Current TV

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Gore: Al Jazeera 'thorough, fair and informative'

Al Gore says that Al Jazeera is fair and informative. There's some disagreement on that point.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:37 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Al Jazeera

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 01/04/2013

O'Reilly rips Al Gore for tax hypocrisy in Current TV sale

Host notes how former vice president advocated for higher tax rates on the rich, yet reportedly hustled the sale of Current to beat higher taxes.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:10 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Gore, Bill O'Reilly

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Media news derivatives: March 5

For March 5

By Erik Wemple  |  08:54 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rush limbaugh, new york times, sandra fluke, al gore, current tv