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Al-Jazeera hopes Current TV
purchase will give it
access to more American homes

Washington Post, by Paul Farhi

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/3/2013 11:32:41 PM

Since its launch in 2006, al-Jazeera TV’s English-language news channel has racked up prestigious journalism awards for its reporting on international issues, including the Arab Spring uprisings. The problem: Hardly anyone sees al-Jazeera English (AJE) because few cable TV operators carry it. On Wednesday, al-Jazeera’s owner — the emir of the oil- and natural gas-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar — sought to change that. Al-Jazeera will pay an undisclosed sum — unconfirmed reports said $500?million — for Current TV, the little-watched but widely distributed cable network co-founded by former vice president Al Gore

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 1/3/2013 11:38:54 PM     (No. 9097513)

´the little watched but highly distributed cable network...´
Just another example of progs trying to force something down our collective throats that we just plain don´t want - kinda like Obamacare.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMann, 1/3/2013 11:48:18 PM     (No. 9097527)

This will just remind me that Algore would prefer Al-Jazeera being broadcast into our homes more than Glen Beck.

Now we know where he stands.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 1/4/2013 12:14:50 AM     (No. 9097560)

Well they have "the big white" butt they can´t access mine....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 1/4/2013 12:19:48 AM     (No. 9097567)

Al Gorezeera. Must see TV.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 1/4/2013 12:37:08 AM     (No. 9097583)

I don´t know how many American homes it will be seen in, but it will probably be watched in many homes in America.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 1/4/2013 1:03:22 AM     (No. 9097591)

When I´ve seen al-Jazeera, I´ve been surprised at how it has been no worse than Obama´s Court Eunuch channels like CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS etc. They all exist to lie and cover-up for Dear Leader, and al-Jazeera does it no more and no less than the others, when I´ve watched.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Libertygal, 1/4/2013 1:15:03 AM     (No. 9097595)

Not in mine. Already enough propoganda tv.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/4/2013 3:27:43 AM     (No. 9097638)

I smell an Executive Order coming requiring that all channels be dropped and Al-Jazeera be the only channel 24/7.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/4/2013 5:06:11 AM     (No. 9097697)

Thanks, Al Gore, you greedy SOB.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 1/4/2013 5:14:23 AM     (No. 9097698)

Don´t be victims...call your cable/satellite company and tell them you don´t intend to pay for this crap. We need to start learning the tactics of the left, and using our economic power to create change.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kane Toad, 1/4/2013 6:16:16 AM     (No. 9097723)

one of the owners of AlGorezeera is a big sheik in the Muslim Brotherhood. this was considered preferable over GlennBeck???

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Reply 12 - Posted by: uno, 1/4/2013 7:02:39 AM     (No. 9097777)

Pay no attention to that oily sheik behind the curtain...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/4/2013 9:00:07 AM     (No. 9097995)

Yep, AlJerkzera will have as many viewers as AlBore did...10...welcome to reality!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tommyr, 1/4/2013 9:08:15 AM     (No. 9098020)

If your cable outlet has AlJazeera, drop the service and tell them exactly why.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Pete Stone, 1/4/2013 1:25:41 PM     (No. 9098546)

Thanks to Al Gore, Sauron a TV outlet in our country.

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