https://joemiller.us/wp-content/uploads/logotext.png 0 0 Joe Miller https://joemiller.us/wp-content/uploads/logotext.png Joe Miller2013-01-04 01:54:402013-01-04 01:54:40Glenn Beck Tried to Buy Al Gore’s Current TV but Sold to Al Jazeera Instead
Glenn Beck Tried to Buy Al Gore’s Current TV but Sold to Al Jazeera Instead
Before Al-Jazeera, there was Glenn Beck.
According to The Wall Street Journal, Glenn Beck’s media company, The Blaze, approached Current Media about a sale last year, but was told in the words of one source 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.”
The Blaze “reached out to them to buy it,” a source familiar with the talks told POLITICO. “They would have replaced Current programming with The Blaze programming, but were told on initial calls that [Current] wouldn’t sell to someone they weren’t ideologically in line with.”
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