Cable Companies Eager to Dump Al Jazeera

Al Gore strong-armed them into keeping it, but they want to renegotiate

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 4, 2013 8:32 AM CST

(Newser) – Cable companies aren't thrilled about the idea of Current TV turning into Al Jazeera America, and might have dropped the network the moment the deal was announced—if Al Gore hadn't strong-armed them into keeping it, the New York Times reports. Gore personally...   Read full story »

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