Keith Olbermann Joins Al Gore’s Current TV

Posted Feb 8, 2011

Keith Olbermann revealed in a phone conference call today that he is joining Al Gore’s Current TV. Olbermann will host an hour-long newscast five nights a week at Current and will be the “Chief News Officer” there. “Nothing is more vital to my concept of a free media than news produced independently of corporate interference,” said Olbermann. Olbermann is also getting Current TV equity out of the deal. [Gawker]