Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV

Arab broadcaster seeks to extend reach, purchasing channel founded by former Vice President Al Gore.
0:25 | 01/03/13

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Al-Jazeera may have found a way to gain a foothold here in the US the Arabic language channel is buying current TV. The network started by Al Gore Al-Jazeera plans to replace current TV with its own English news network. The deal could boost Al-Jazeera -- reach from about five million US homes to forty million. But already Time Warner is dumping current TV because of the deal.

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