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Flashback To The Bush Administration’s Obsession With Bombing Al Jazeera

It’s been some years since the Bad Old Days of the Bush administration’s war on everything– including journalism. So, with Al Jazeera’s move to the U.S., Conservatives are taking a familiar position on their corporate-sponsored airwaves getting an early start … Continue reading
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Olbermann Off the Deep End

In Olbermann’s lawsuit against Current, Olbermann went after Cenk Uygur’s show. Via Buzzfeed: On Cenk Uygur, host of “The Young Turks”: “Olbermann told them he did not believe Uygur would be a good choice. Olbermann opined to Bohrman that Uygur … Continue reading

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Quote of the Afternoon

“[Olbermann] arrogantly and falsely calls “cheap” the company that has paid him the highest compensation he had ever received in his career, provided him the largest staff of any program he had ever anchored, given him the largest studio and … Continue reading

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Olbermann Fired from Current TV

Good gravy. It was just over a year ago that former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced he was joining Current TV, and today, that relationship officially came to an end. According to the New York Times‘ Brian Stelter, Olbermann is … Continue reading

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