Portfolio’s Jeff Bercovici reports that Gore will soon be buying a stake in Plenty, “a four-year-old title about environmentally-conscious living.” The former Veep’s exact stake—and exact role—in the bimonthly mag are still to be announced. But influence is suggested in the current issue’s cover art, which features, in the background, a line of orange-lit wind turbines—and, in the foreground, a similarly citrus-hued head shot of…Al Gore.
03:12 PM - September 18, 2008
Gore: Good and Plenty
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Questions and exercises for journalism students.