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zeemike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-05-10 04:14 PM
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9. Then the question should be what did he do that was unfair.
Obviously giving money does not prove you are unfair because others like Fox give a lot and they claim to be fair.
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  -Did Keith Olbermann even violate NBC policy? sabra  Nov-05-10 03:58 PM   #0 
  - Could his Election Night Hosting possibly the the issue?  MadBadger   Nov-05-10 04:00 PM   #1 
  - Uh, no. He was hired as a commentator to comment.  aquart   Nov-05-10 04:02 PM   #4 
     - But in his election night HOSTING duties, he is supposed to be impartial  MadBadger   Nov-05-10 04:03 PM   #5 
        - Then the question should be what did he do that was unfair.  zeemike   Nov-05-10 04:14 PM   #9 
        - Huh? How would being IMPARTIAL effect this?  tomhayes   Nov-05-10 05:08 PM   #17 
  - Exactly. He is a known liberal commentator.  aquart   Nov-05-10 04:01 PM   #2 
  - Sounding more and more like a big bad power play by a big bad boss. n/t  emulatorloo   Nov-05-10 04:01 PM   #3 
  - NBC should just ban contributions.  Renew Deal   Nov-05-10 04:04 PM   #6 
  - Obviously, he violated his contract. - nothing to do with 'policy.'  robcon   Nov-05-10 04:05 PM   #7 
  - Gawker says MSNBC employees aren't bound by the NBC contract. n/t  Ian David   Nov-05-10 04:06 PM   #8 
  - I think robcon is saying that this is specifically in Keith's contract.  hughee99   Nov-05-10 04:19 PM   #11 
  - Which may violate his constitutional rights.  zeemike   Nov-05-10 04:17 PM   #10 
  - Because money is speech! n/t  Ian David   Nov-05-10 04:23 PM   #13 
  - Constitution binds government, not networks.  No Elephants   Nov-06-10 01:14 PM   #24 
  - Robcon, have you actually seen his contract?  DeltaLitProf   Nov-06-10 01:08 AM   #22 
  - "Obviously?" LOL  No Elephants   Nov-06-10 01:18 PM   #25 
  - How do you know whether or not he violated anything?  ThomCat   Nov-06-10 03:15 PM   #30 
  - Kicking and recommending this thread because facts are important n/t  activa8tr   Nov-05-10 04:22 PM   #12 
  - I Believe this was an Excuse he was waiting for to give Keith the Boot  fascisthunter   Nov-05-10 04:29 PM   #14 
  - I think the key word here are "You SHOULD report..."  Proletariatprincess   Nov-05-10 04:47 PM   #15 
  - what the fuck is a "commentator"?  pasto76   Nov-05-10 04:57 PM   #16 
  - Really?  Katarina   Nov-05-10 05:16 PM   #19 
  - Andrea Mitchell's Prime Time Lies Ousting CIA Agent, OK  Independem   Nov-05-10 05:14 PM   #18 
  - It also uses "should", not "must", which indicates it's recommended, but in the end, optional.  Prometheus Bound   Nov-05-10 05:18 PM   #20 
  - Apparently only the lefties at MSRNC have such clauses  Doctor_J   Nov-05-10 05:22 PM   #21 
  - NBC is in violation of the US Constitution! n/t  dmosh42   Nov-06-10 04:53 AM   #23 
  - See Reply 24.  No Elephants   Nov-06-10 01:22 PM   #26 
     - Don't know what you're implying, but we still have a 'Bill Of Rights'...n/t  dmosh42   Nov-06-10 01:35 PM   #27 
        - See Reply 24.  No Elephants   Nov-06-10 01:55 PM   #28 
  - Does anyone doubt that Republicans put pressure on NBC to fire him?  ThomCat   Nov-06-10 03:01 PM   #29 
 

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