Tuesday, October 15, 2019

PAT BUCHANAN OUT AT MSNBC

February 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan has been handed his walking papers by MSNBC executives — and he is not simply cleaning out his drawers and walking away quietly. In a statement on Thursday, Buchanan blasted his former employer: “After 10 enjoyable years, I am departing, after an incessant clamor from the left that to permit me […]

OLBERMANN RETURNS — AS IF HE NEVER LEFT

June 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The oft-fired/oft-hired Keith Olbermann, lastly with MSNBC, returned to the cameras Monday night on Al Gore’s cable channel Current TV — and television critics agreed that it was as if he had never been gone. “He is the same fast-talking, hard-charging, unapologetically self-righteous defender of his version of liberal ideology that he always was. Only […]

FAKE OLBERMANN EMAIL TRICKS WEBSITES

November 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Several politically oriented websites were punk’d Monday when they ran an email exchange between Philadelphia Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky and a Keith Olbermann imposter. Bykovsky had received an email from keith@keitholbermann.com calling him “a moron” and saying, among other things that MSNBC boss Phil Griffin “did not suspend me. … I could have Phil […]

OLBERMANN’S SUSPENSION LASTS TWO DAYS

November 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Keith Olbermann is not going to be fired. MSNBC President Phil Griffin said on Sunday that he will lift Olbermann’s suspension on Tuesday, adding that keeping him off the air for two days was appropriate punishment for his violating NBC News policy banning on-air personalities from contributing to partisan political campaigns without permission. Olbermann reportedly […]

MSNBC SUSPENDS OLBERMANN

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC President Phil Griffin suspended Keith Olbermann today (Friday) for making contributions to the campaigns of three Democratic candidates. Griffin said in a statement that he had learned of Olbermann’s contributions Thursday night and immediately suspended him indefinitely without pay for violations of NBC’s policies. Politico.com reported that Olbermann had donated $2,400 to the campaigns […]

ANOTHER MSNBC HOST IS SHOWN THE DOOR

April 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC continues to have problems with its 3:00 p.m. hosts. Only a week ago it booted David Schuster out of the time period after Schuster taped a pilot for a CNN series without telling his bosses. Now Donny Deutsch, who has been filling in for Schuster, has reportedly been canned after criticizing fellow MSNBC host […]