The Pardu

The Pardu
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Sunday, January 6, 2013

Eliot Spitzer First to Leave Current TV Post Sale to Al Jazeera



Eliot Spitzer Ends His Show on Current TV
Eliot Spitzer, the former New York governor turned progressive television host, said Sunday that his show on Current TV is over. 
The announcement comes a few days after Al Jazeera said it was acquiring Current TV. Later this year, the Qatar-owned broadcaster plans to turn the channel into an Americanized version the international news channel Al Jazeera English.
Mr. Spitzer said he had a “wonderful time” at Current, but emphasized that his relationship was with Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, Current’s co-founders, not with Al Jazeera. “Moving forward, their mission will be different,” he said — more international newscasts, less liberal talk about the news.

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I will admit to a bit of disdain regarding the sale to Al Jazeera.

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