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Friday, November 5, 2010

Olbermann Suspended. What's Next for Him; More NBC Suspensions in Works?

by Daniella Nicole

News broke on November 5, 2010 that NBC had suspended Keith Olbermann, host of “Countdown” indefinitely and without pay. The reasoning behind the suspension that was given was the discovery of three campaign donations of $2,400 made by the television host last month. All three donations went to Democrats. They are Arizona Representatives Gabrielle Giffords and Raul Grijalva and Kentucky Attorney General and Senate candidate Jack Conway, who lost to Rand Paul. 

A New York Times piece quotes MSNBC President Phil Griffin’s released statement regarding the matter, “I became aware . . .Read more on Spin Blast

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