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It's About Time
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Al Gore and his business partner Joel Hyatt have fiiinally sealed the deal on Newsworld, the NYO‘s Joe Hagan reports.

goretv.jpgNewsworld, a digital cable channel, is pretty boring right now. I can corroborate this description:

Currently, Newsworld is a bit like something Bill Murray would flip on in the hotel in Lost in Translation: a two-minute dialogue-free video essay on squirrels, followed by the news about a freak rotating-door accident in a Tokyo shopping mall.

The deal is that the new Newsworld — which will get a new name — is going to be a public affairs channel for young people. Gore likes the idea of guerilla news: an army of kids with cheap DV cams, capturing (and editing and uploading and optionally adding a hip-hop soundtrack to) their world.

Here’s more:

He was also a big fan of MTV

March 31, 2004 / Uncategorized

2 comments

Matt says…

Dude, you totally ownz0red the GoreTV news front back in December. Then Jim Romenesko has to come along and steal your thunder. Why can’t a fella get a break, eh?

Robin says…

I know. I’m totally pissed. The lesson here: eternal vigilance. When you key onto a story that no one else cares about… stick with it forever, no matter how pointless it may seem.

So, about Bangladesh

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