Olbermann-MSNBC split had been brewing for a while

A swirl of questions Saturday surrounded political provocateur Keith Olbermann's abrupt departure from MSNBC, the network he helped transform - by dint of his fiery eloquence and on-air presence - into the left's answer to Fox News. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - Jan 23, 2011 - 10:30 AM PST
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by Jon Mitchell - Jan. 23, 2011

This news story contains a lot of editorial declarations about Keith Olbermann that don't belong in a news story. The author should have left discussions of Olbermann's skills and attitude to the people at MSNBC. Instead, there's a good bit of inappropriate commentary here, and it doesn't read like a factual report.

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Richard Riehl
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by Richard Riehl - Jan. 23, 2011

This is a good summary of the Olbermann departure and takes a stab at why. Farhi might have gone further in exploring the Comcast connection, but that would probably wind up being conjecture, since nobody's talking.

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Barry Grossheim
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by Barry Grossheim - Jan. 23, 2011

Good background but very light on real details.

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Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Jan. 23, 2011

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