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Noted Indo-Canadian journalist joins Al Jazeera America

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 5 2013, 4:02am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Noted Indo-Canadian journalist joins Al Jazeera America
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Al Velshi, noted Canadian TV journalist of Indian descent, is leaving CNN after 12 years to join Al Jazeera America to host an as-yet-unnamed primetime business show.
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People's Climate March Gets Over 4 Times as Much Coverage as March for Life

Sep 22 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Broadcast networks gave the People’s Climate March 4.5 times as much coverage as the March for Life, says Media Research Center (MRC). In addition, MRC notes that networks portrayed the Climate March positively and ignored the radicalism promoted by participants, such as their expressions against capitalism and for socialism, as well as their calls for “revolution.” Marchers included the Communist Party USA and many Occupy groups. NBC “Nightly News” and ABC “ ...
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Climate Rally Draws Tens of Thousands to the Streets

Sep 22 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

One contingent of the multitudinous climate rallies that coalesced as a mass of more than 300,000 people on Sunday, September 21, stirred to life outside the TimeWarner Center, on Columbus Circle, which was symbolic on a number of levels. It is unclear how the site for this part of the demonstration, which hosted a multifaith gathering of believers, was decided. Near where a miniature Noah's Ark and a m ...
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Australian shot dead after stabbing two police officers
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New York City Mayor Unveils Plan To Reduce Carbon Emissions By 80 Percent

Sep 22 2014 11:53am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the People’s Climate March alongside French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle By 2050, New York City will emit 80 percent less greenhouse gas emissions than it did in 2005, under a new plan announced Sunday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The plan will fo ...
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If Climate Change Deniers Are 'Bonkers', What Does that Make Emma 'Mother of Gaia' Thompson?

Sep 22 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Big Government

Actress Emma Thompson, arguably best known for her Best Actress Oscar in Howards End and for her courage in naming her daughter Gaia, has declared that anyone who doesn't believe in climate change is "bonkers". Ms Thompson was speaking in London yesterday at one of the People's Climate March events organised around the world to raise awareness of the urgent need to hike taxes, drive up energy bills, kill jobs, an ...
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Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March In New York City

Sep 21 2014 3:28pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- More than 300,000 people turned out for the People's Climate March in New York City on Sunday, just days before many of the world's leaders are expected to debate environmental action at the United Nations climate summit. Early reports from event organizers are hailing the turnout as the largest climate march in history, far bigger than the Forward on Climate rally held in Washington, D.C., last year. High-profile environmentalists inclu ...
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Al-Jazeera America sues former VP Gore

Sep 19 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: WND

(Associated Press) Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America. The parties are fighting over money that is being held in escrow. The former vice president and Hyatt, the founder of Hyatt Legal Services, sued the network last month saying that it was improperly withholding tens of millions of dollars placed in escrow when Al Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 mill ...
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The Fix: 10 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

Sep 18 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

1. As our friends over at Reliable Source shared earlier today, there is now photographic proof that New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Friday Night Lights star Connie Britton were roommates. We can only hope that they will live together again for a reality show tie-in for Gillibrand's new book, "Off the Sidelines." They can even go over to a potluck at Rep. George Miller, Sen.Dick Durbin and Sen. Chuck Schumer's group house. Anthony Weiner and ...
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Global Warming Casualty: Weather Channel Ratings, Value Plummet

Sep 13 2014 7:48am CDT | Source: Big Government

Bloomberg reports that The Weather Channel (TWC) is in serious trouble. In 2008, NBC Universal bought the network for $3.5 billion. Today the hope is that the TWC can be sold for the same price. After 7 years of inflation, that is a real loss of value. Ratings have also plummeted nearly 20%, from an average of 264,000 viewers in 2011 to just 214,000 in 2013. It's no secret that over the years, 2008 TWC devolved from a handy place to go for a quick upda ...
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