Saturday, October 19, 2019

OLBERMANN PREPARING LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST CURRENT

April 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Keith Olbermann has vowed to sue Current TV owners Joel Hyatt and Al Gore, claiming that their accusations against him “are untrue and will be proved so in the legal actions I will be filing against them presently.” Olbermann, who was fired last Friday, will presumably offer as evidence email messages sent by himself and […]

WHY DID MURDOCH’S ITALIAN SATELLITE SERVICE AXE CURRENT TV?

May 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The co-founder of Current TV claims that just two weeks before News Corp’s Sky Italia canceled the channel, he met with the channel’s CEO, Tom Mockridge, and was told then that there would be no problem with renewing its distribution deal. In an interview with Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Joel Hyatt remarked, “One week Mockridge was […]

GORE AND OLBERMANN HOPE TO PUT CURRENT ON MAP

February 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Former Vice President Al Gore has quickly come to the rescue of Keith Olbermann, who suddenly announced his departure from MSNBC last Friday. Gore has hired Olbermann to anchor a new talk show beginning this spring on his relatively obscure Current cable network, in the hopes that he may raise its profile and expand its […]