Joe Hagen at the NY Observer reports some good news:

“….the deal for former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner Joel Hyatt to acquire digital-cable channel Newsworld International (NWI) has hit a major obstacle and may have fallen through in the 11th hour of negotiations. “

Hmmm. Is it possible that the investor who pulled out has cold feet because of Gore’s involvement and the public reaction to the deal before it ever goes through? Word here is that the NWI is already getting hammered with negative feedback… particualrly viewers upset at the impending deal.