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Glenn Beck Tried To Purchase Current TV

Source: HuffPost

Glenn Beck's media empire tried to acquire Current TV, the Wall Street Journal reported. Beck also addressed his attempt to purchase the network Thursday morning (see update below).

News broke that Al Jazeera purchased the progressive news network and announced its plans to launch Al Jazeera America on Wednesday. Current TV had been searching for a buyer for some time, and had reportedly turned down some offers.

The Journal reported:

Other suitors who didn't share Current's ideology were rebuffed. Glenn Beck's The Blaze approached Current about buying the channel last year, but was told that "the legacy of who the network goes to is important to us and we are sensitive to networks not aligned with our point of view," according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

After Al Jazeera purchased Current TV, Time Warner Cable dropped the U.S. channel from its lineup. The Huffington Post's Michael Calderone reported that "Some media observers interpreted the move as motivated by politics."

UPDATE: Thursday, 11:56 a.m.: Beck spoke about his failed attempt to purchase Current TV Thursday morning. Beck charged that an inquiry into purchasing Current made by his media company, Mercury Radio Arts, was rejected by founder Al Gore within 15 minutes. He also said that Al Jazeera was not the highest bidder.

" didnít sell to the highest bidder. We were not allowed to the table. He didnít sell to the highest bidder. He looked for, who do I ideologically align with," Beck said.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/03/glenn-beck-purchase-current-tv-report_n_2402273.html?ref=topbar



I guess Beck couldn't sell enough gold!

As A Republican:

My party gave me no choice but to vote for President Obama, again. And for Kerry before him. I think we all dodged a bullet and we need to get the House fixed in two years, first Tuesday in November. Who knows what the right wing 5% have in store for the next elections? We won a battle not a war.

Surely the President has political currency to do even more this four years, like close Gitmo, let the tax break for the wealthiest expire. Fix broken election laws.

I thank G*d more than 47% went out and voted.
Posted by marble falls | Thu Nov 8, 2012, 12:52 PM (5 replies)

Oh almighty DU gods:

I stand before you a mortal in need of some hard-hitting election commentary. Really hardcore, more than Rachel, more than Ed, much more than Laurence, and a bit more than Pap - dear DU gods, I need Kieth Olbermann. Please, heavenly DU gods, please find it in your grace and wisdom - please, please hire Kieth and if its in your heart, please rain a new regime of 10 dumbest Conservatives down upon us. I ask this in progressiveness's name, Amen!

Trump: Romney Shouldnít Turn Over Tax Records Until Obama Turns Over College Records

http://www.alan.com/2012/07/17/trump-romney-shouldnt-turn-over-tax-records-until-obama-turns-over-college-records/


I think its worth considering. Mitt: show us yours first and then find a court anywhere in the US that would not accept the Presidents native birth documentation.

Why hasn't John McCain called Harry Reid a liar?

Why hasn't he? Huh?

The only person who saw Mitt's returns HASN'T called Harry Reid a liar. While all sorts of folks who haven't seen them claim Harry Reid is a liar. Things that should make you go "huh?"
Posted by marble falls | Mon Aug 6, 2012, 07:02 PM (8 replies)
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