‘Al Gorezeera': Al-Jazeera plans to acquire viewer-impaired Current TV; Update: #CurrentAlJazeeraShowPitches; Update: Time Warner drops

The media world is abuzz with the news that Qatar-based Al-Jazeera is finalizing a deal to acquire Current TV.

https://twitter.com/TheMatthewKeys/status/286588673997299712

https://twitter.com/brianstelter/status/286588840469229569

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So … Current TV. Where have we heard that name before? Oh yeah.

https://twitter.com/amyjaynehawkins/status/286589313016291328

The very same!

https://twitter.com/evanasmith/status/286588718142353409

Snort.

More mockage, anyone?

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https://twitter.com/AG_Conservative/status/286589239116828672

Yes, but now it can have zero viewers on an even bigger scale!

https://twitter.com/Crutnacker/status/286590835192123393

And that’s not all that’s going to change:

https://twitter.com/jpodhoretz/status/286588769765830656

https://twitter.com/sunnyright/status/286591790998503425

Heh.

https://twitter.com/bensilverstein/status/286591533992517632

True story.

https://twitter.com/sunnyright/status/286589309706977281

There is soooo much potential here …

https://twitter.com/guypbenson/status/286591854886154241

Let the games begin!

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Keep ‘em comin’, Twitter!

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Update:

Time Warner had said it would be dropping the channel as soon as possible, and it wasn’t kidding. Seriously, who knew the cable company could act that quickly when it wanted to?

http://twitter.com/SteveKrak/statuses/286645927706521600

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