Skip to comments.Current TV Rejected Glenn Beck Before Selling to al-Jazeera
Posted on 01/03/2013 7:19:07 AM PST by Olog-hai
Before pan-Arab broadcaster al-Jazeera bought Current TV, the fledgling cable news network founded by former Vice President Al Gore, conservative commentator Glenn Beck had pursued purchasing the companyand was rejected.
The Wall Street Journal revealed that when Becks TheBlaze TV sought ownership of the Current broadcasting network, the bid was rejected because the principles of Becks company did not align with those of Current.
Other suitors who didnt share Currents ideology were rebuffed, reporters Keach Hagey and John Jannarone wrote in the Wall Street Journal. Glenn Becks TheBlaze 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.
Beck confirmed that his bid was rebuffed by tweeting out a link to an explanation on his blog, with the Journal's reporting embedded.
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Well, I’m glad they found a company to sell to which shared Al Gore’s principles: Al Jazeera.
So Current's principles align more closely with Jihad TV?
Mr. Globull Warming loves him some petrodollars.
DING DING DING !!! WE HAVE A WINNER !!!
Lefties are so backwards. Glenn's a fanatical extremist but not the news station for people that strap bombs to themselves to kill children....
So, is the new name of the company Al’s Jazeera?
Derak Derka, TV Jihad!
The media’s job is to promote communism.
Pray for America
Just more CONFORMATION of where the SOCIALIST DEMOCRATIC FREAKS heads are at. Al wanted another MICROPHONE of ANTI-AMERICANISM PROPAGANDA piped to the american people. Don’t believe a word these freaks utter and fight them tooth and nail until their defeated. If they paid 500 million for Current TV lets hope they lose every penny.
So a company can discriminate but not an individual?
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