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Keith Olbermann: Forgotten But Not Gone

For the second time in a couple of weeks, Current TV has run this full-page ad in the New York Times: As TV Newser noted last month: While the ad features pictures of hosts Cenk Uygur and Jennifer Granholm, there’s no image of Keith … Continue reading

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Olbermann & Rich: Rupert Payboch

The Global Worldwide Headquarters of Campaign Outsider has been swamped with compare-and-contrast exercises lately (see here and here and here). Here’s another one: Keith Olbermann (in The Guardian) and Frank Rich (in New York) whacking their former employer Rupert Murdoch. … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann: Like Rolling Stone

Your weekend assignment, splendid readers, is to compare and contrast – in clear idiomatic English – the Keith Olbermann profile in the Sunday New York Times Magazine and the Keith Olbermann interview in the, er, current edition of Rolling Stone. … Continue reading

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Stories The Hardworking Staff Is Not On This Earth Long Enough To Read (II)

Again, via Mediaite: Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze.com Gets Inside Keith Olbermann’s Head   Why does the hws even mention this dreck? Because we can’t believe this is what the news media delivers these days. The great A.J. Liebling said, “The function … Continue reading

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Stories The Hardworking Staff Is Not On This Earth Long Enough To Read

Via Mediaite: Keith Olbermann Predicts Glenn Beck’s Descent Into Oblivion (In Homemade Video Clip) This from a man who just migrated from MSNBC to Current TV. (Raise your hand if you have any idea where Current TV can be found … Continue reading

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Spitzermann

Via MarketWatch: Will Olbermann replace Parker-Spitzer? NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Keith Olbermann, who on Jan. 21 exited his “Countdown” show on MSNBC without warning, needs a job. And CNN needs a spark at the 8 p.m. hour. So, is it … Continue reading

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Boston Globe To Keith Olbermann: Good Riddance!

Tuesday’s Boston Globe featured an odd little editorial with the odder headline: Olbermann: Requiem for a Foxy liberal The Globe editors contend that fighting fire with fire is too, well, inflammatory: It was Olbermann whose increasingly partisan rants helped transform … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann Is A Serious Twit(terer)

Deposed MSNBC anchor Keith Oldnewsmann – sorry, Olbermann – has taken to Twitter to lick his wounds. From the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog: After Conan O’Brien left NBC he turned to Twitter to build a fresh fanbase and keep … Continue reading

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The Olbermanniacs Comment, Specially

So yesterday the hardworking staff wrote this: Who Shot Keith Olbermann? Who cares? To which splendid reader Laurence Glavin responded: Who cares? The Huffington Post story got 28,000 comments. Oh, and I care …a lot. The hardworking staff believes he’s … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends (JesusHatesObama Edition)

Question Time in the House of Common Sense: 1) Does JesusHatesObama Really Have $3 Million? Via The Huffington Post: Fox Rejects Super Bowl Ad From JesusHatesObama.Com Fox has rejected a proposed Super Bowl ad from a conservative comedy site called … Continue reading

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