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So What Do You Do, Joel Hyatt, CEO and Co-Founder of Current TV?
Current's chief explains how his growing network is taking on the big three cable news nets in the midst of an election year.

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The Young Turks Are Crowd-Funding Their New Studio - Posted October 8, 2013
The long and winding road continues for a program that began in 2002 as Sirius XM's first original talk show. The Young Turks, back to online-only, have moved from their Culver City Current digs to a corner of the massive YouTube Space LA. But the plan is to soon occupy a new... [Fishbowl NY]

The Young Turks Are Crowd-Funding Their New Studio - Posted October 8, 2013
The long and winding road continues for a program that began in 2002 as Sirius XM's first original talk show. The Young Turks, back to online-only, have moved from their Culver City Current digs to a corner of the massive YouTube Space LA. But the plan is to soon occupy a new... [FishbowlNY]

Cenk Uygur Says Goodbye to Current TV - Posted August 16, 2013
Last night, Cenk Uygur officially bid adieu to Current. After two years in Culver City, the broadcast side of The Young Turks went dark to make way for next Tuesday's official launch of Al Jazeera America. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cenk Uygur Says Goodbye to Current TV - Posted August 16, 2013
Last night, Cenk Uygur officially bid adieu to Current. After two years in Culver City, the broadcast side of The Young Turks went dark to make way for next Tuesday's official launch of Al Jazeera America. ... [FishbowlNY]

Separated at Birth: The Dave Zirin Edition - Posted May 3, 2013
With news of Jason Collins breaking this past week, The Nation's Sports Editor, Dave Zirin, has been making the rounds. On a recent appearance with Current TV's John Fugelsang, we weren't sure if it was Zirin or another Current host, Ce... [FishbowlDC]

Cybersquatters Hop On AlJazeeraAmerica.com - Posted January 4, 2013
As I reported yesterday, it isn't entirely clear what Al Jazeera's new U.S. network will be called. While beIN and beIN News are said to be options, the New York Times reports that the current working na... [TVNewser]

Current TV Acquired by Al Jazeera, Dropped by Time Warner - Posted January 3, 2013
Al Jazeera might be critically acclaimed, but the network appears to carry little weight with Time Warner. As news broke last night... [Fishbowl NY]

Current TV Acquired by Al Jazeera, Dropped by Time Warner - Posted January 3, 2013
Al Jazeera might be critically acclaimed, but the network appears to carry little weight with Time Warner. As news broke last night... [FishbowlNY]

Andy Borowitz's Nose And Other Observations From Joy Behar's Comics With Benefits Event - Posted December 11, 2012
Current TV's Joy Behar hosted "Comics with Benefits" last night in New York City, a charity event for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The benefit featured performances by Behar, New Yorker's Andy Borowitz and Current's other in-house comedian John Fugel... [FishbowlDC]

Men's Fashion Finesse on the Event Stage - Posted December 4, 2012
Awards shows aren't the only venues where one can make a fashion statement. While conferences don't feature red carpet entrances, the corporate event stage still represents a prime occasion for speakers to display their sense of style. With more attention being paid to female executiv... [PRNewser]

Krauthammer Called Ugly Again - Posted November 21, 2012
Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer can't seem to catch a break. Within two weeks he's been mocked by liberals for the way his face looks. Earlier this month on his MSNBC show ... [FishbowlDC]

Chef Puck Delivers Food to the (Un)Needy - Posted November 14, 2012
Celebrity Chef and Reliable Source Restaurant Owner Wolfgang Puck has a charitable message to share: With Meals on Wheels, a program that brings food to the needy, beggars really can be choosers. ... [FishbowlDC]

Behar: Romney 'Trying To Get Into' America's 'Pants' - Posted November 6, 2012
There's a recurring sexualization of GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney that happens on Current TV's Say Anything with Joy Behar. Last month he was ... [FishbowlDC]

More Election Night Coverage Plans - Posted November 5, 2012
The typical broadcasters and cable news channels aren't the only ones covering tomorrow's Presidential election Here are some of the other coverage highlights from other cable channels, and online. C-SPAN: Will simulcast "Politico Live" from 7 PM until the acceptance/con... [TVNewser]

The Return of Queen Levine - Posted October 25, 2012
Just when it looked like liberal radio host Mark Levine had faded into the night, he makes a comeback on Current TV's Say Anything with Joy Behar.... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Network Ranker: Q3 2012 - Posted October 3, 2012
The cable network ranker for Q3 reflects what we saw yesterday in the quarterly ratings. Fox News Channel ranked third in primetime, behind USA and TNT, and fifth in total day behind Nickelodeon, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network and USA. FNC averaged 2.00 million viewers in primetime and 1.15 million viewers in tot... [TVNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 28, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Mike Francesa and WBLS Are Marconi Award Winners, September 21 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 28, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Mike Francesa and WBLS Are Marconi Award Winners, September 21 ... [FishbowlNY]

Sue Simmons in First Interview Since Leaving WNBC: 'I Cried Every Day' - Posted September 26, 2012
Joy Behar lined up an exclusive interview with exiled former WNBC anchor Sue Simmons. In the interview that aired last night on Current TV's Joy Behar: Say ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sue Simmons in First Interview Since Leaving WNBC: 'I Cried Every Day' - Posted September 26, 2012
Joy Behar lined up an exclusive interview with exiled former WNBC anchor Sue Simmons. In the interview that aired last night on Current TV's Joy Behar: Say ... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Network Ranker: Week of September 10 - Posted September 19, 2012
Without any political conventions, CNN and MSNBC fell back to earth a bit in the ratings last week, though they still performed better than most weeks this year. Fox News was not only the top cable news channel for the week, but was the only news channel to effectively hold its ratings... [TVNewser]

Dish Network Wants Glenn Beck to Punch Eliot Spitzer - Posted September 13, 2012
Dish Network has gone all out in an effort to promote its new offerings to American cable cutters--and to distract the public from... [PRNewser]

Ex-KTTV Anchor Dorothy Lucey to Co-Host 'The Young Turks' on Current TV Tonight - Posted June 15, 2012
Dorothy Lucey, who was ousted from KTTV last month after 17 years at the ... [TVSpy]

Revolving Door: Hearst and YouTube, Current TV Countersues - Posted April 9, 2012
Hearst is launching a YouTube channel on April 15, Hello Style, that will bring together content from five of its titles including Cosmopolitan and Seventeen. Teaser above. [via] ... [PRNewser]

Olbermann Files Lawsuit Against Current TV - Posted April 5, 2012
Keith Olbermann has made good on his promise to sue Current TV, ... [PRNewser]

Current TV Hires a PR Firm After Olbermann Dismissal - Posted April 1, 2012
With Keith Olbermann promising a lawsuit following his dismissal from Current TV, the network has hired crisis PR experts ... [TVNewser]

Current TV Hires a PR Firm After Olbermann Dismissal - Posted April 1, 2012
With Keith Olbermann promising a lawsuit following his dismissal from Current TV, the network has hired crisis PR experts ... [PRNewser]

@ESpitzer Probably Not the Real Spitzer - Posted March 30, 2012
Late Friday afternoon news just broke that Keith Olbermann got fired again, this time from Current TV. Olbermann will be ... [PRNewser]

Launch a Complete Facebook Marketing Campaign - Posted March 26, 2012
The early bird deadline for Mediabistro's Facebook Marketing Boot Camp is this Wednesday, March 28. You'll get hands-on experience launching a complete Facebook marketing campaign in six-weeks. The innovative online conference and workshop, starting April 24, will show you how to maximize engagement on Facebook Pages, create strategies for Facebook Ads,... [AgencySpy]

Current TV's Bringing Truth Back To Journalism - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer ... [TVSpy]

Current TV's Bringing Truth Back To Journalism - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer ... [10,000 Words]

Current TV's Joel Hyatt: 'We are all in as a political and news network' - Posted March 21, 2012
From hiring Keith Olbermann and Internet pioneer Cenk Uygur to expanding into daytime with original p... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Kyodo PR, WCG, Business Wire, and more - Posted January 11, 2012
Akira Yamada has been named the president and CEO of Kyodo Public Relations, one of the largest firms in Japan, after the company's founder ... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: AOL, HuffPo, NY 'Daily News,' and More - Posted January 5, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32223" align="alignleft" width="394" caption="The lead story this afternoon on HuffPo Science."][/caption] AOL is partnering with Bonnier's Parenting Group to bring ... [AgencySpy]

Olbermann Skewers Media Coverage of His Clash With Current TV - Posted January 5, 2012
Keith Olbermann is butting heads with his bosses again, this time at Current TV. The issue at heart is his coverage - or lack thereof - of Tuesday's Republican primaries, and the clash has been widely reported by media outlets, some of which may want to invest in fact checkers. After... [FishbowlLA]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: C-SPAN, FOX, Bloomberg - Posted November 9, 2011
This week, C-SPAN is looking for a new features producer, while FOX is in need of a ... [TVNewser]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: Fox News, BBC, Current TV - Posted November 4, 2011
This week, Fox News is hiring a producer for its documentary unit; a ... [Fishbowl NY]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: Fox News, BBC, Current TV - Posted November 4, 2011
This week, Fox News is hiring a producer for its documentary unit; a ... [FishbowlNY]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: Fox News, BBC, Current TV - Posted November 4, 2011
This week, Fox News is hiring a producer for its documentary unit; a ... [TVNewser]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: C-SPAN, Current TV, BBC - Posted October 26, 2011
This week, C-SPAN is hiring a master control operator, while Current TV is on the hunt for an ... [Fishbowl NY]

This Week on the Mediabistro Job Board: C-SPAN, Current TV, BBC - Posted October 26, 2011
This week, C-SPAN is hiring a master control operator, while Current TV is on the hunt for an ... [FishbowlNY]

Olbermann Debut a Boost for Current TV - Posted June 21, 2011
Keith Olbermann's latest version of his former MSNBC program Countdown with Keith Olbermann made its debut last night on ... [PRNewser]

Current TV's 'Twin Pillar' Strategy to Gain Relevance - Posted October 13, 2010
The Daily Beast's Peter Lauria writes about Current TV, the news network co-founded by former Vice President ... [TVNewser]

Keeping Up with the Lings - Posted October 11, 2010
While the daily lives of Sacramento born globe-trotting sisters Lisa Ling and Laura Ling would make for a potent reality TV show in the style of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, E! Entertainment has decided to go in a different direction in this case, hiring on Laura as exclusive new host... [FishbowlLA]

First Statement From Euna And Laura Describes North Korean Arrest - Posted September 2, 2009
Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have released a statement about their arrest in North Korea in Mar... [Fishbowl NY]

First Statement From Euna And Laura Describes North Korean Arrest - Posted September 2, 2009
Current TV journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have released a statement about their arrest in North Korea in Mar... [FishbowlNY]

Current TV Founders Comment On Euna & Laura's Release - Posted August 5, 2009
Yesterday, after the announcement that North Korea was going to release imprisoned journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling, their bosses at ... [Fishbowl NY]

Current TV Founders Comment On Euna & Laura's Release - Posted August 5, 2009
Yesterday, after the announcement that North Korea was going to release imprisoned journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling, their bosses at ... [FishbowlNY]

Former President Clinton Heads To North Korea To Help Free Imprisoned Journalists - Posted August 4, 2009
Our sister blog FishbowlDC is reporting that former President Bill Clinton is heading to North Korea to help negotiate the re... [Fishbowl NY]

Former President Clinton Heads To North Korea To Help Free Imprisoned Journalists - Posted August 4, 2009
Our sister blog FishbowlDC is reporting that former President Bill Clinton is heading to North Korea to help negotiate the re... [FishbowlNY]

Job Title To Watch: Digital Correspondent - Posted April 7, 2009
Being a blogger forces you to be a multi-tasker. If you're good at what you do, you not only write, but edit, photograph and sometimes even act as videographer and editor, all to create an engaging blog post. So how can you parlay that into a career? Today the American... [MediaJobsDaily]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 14, 2007 - Posted September 14, 2007
Johnson Helps Clinton Campaign Following up on Oprah's ritzy fundraiser for Barack Obama last weekend in Montecito, Variety gives the deets on another campaign party planned for Southern California this weekend but this time it's Magic Johnson hosting a bash for Hillary Clin... [FishbowlLA]

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