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THE NATION ON AL GORE'S CURRENT.TV

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Al Gore Gets Down
by Ari Berman

The article is justifiably skeptical of Current's prospects for success. I've been plently skeptical myself, but I'm glad they chose a hopeful quote from me in the article:

The blogosphere, with its open-source proclivities, seemed more receptive. "If they can help create a generation of citizen journalists and indie mediamakers, they have my full-blooded support," blogged Chuck Olsen, an unsuccessful Current applicant and documentary filmmaker.

Re-reading that last part makes me laugh... "Chuck Olsen, an unsuccessful Current applicant and [unsuccessful] documentary filmmaker." Thank you, thankyouverymuch.

April 29, 2005 at 02:28 PM in Media | Permalink

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Hey Chuck
I have taken the original VJ concept to a Discovery channel and they have bought it. Now I need the VJs. Where are you guys. Urget that you get in touch with me. Michaelrosenblum@yahoo.com

Posted by: Rosenblum at Apr 30, 2005 6:41:26 AM