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13. So that MSNBC doesn't go the way of Air America?
Do you want all the media to be right wing again?
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  -Keith Olbermann's ratings plunged 44% apples and oranges  Feb-02-10 09:05 AM   #0 
  - now isn't that special  spanone   Feb-02-10 09:07 AM   #1 
  - So apparently that Daily Show comment went completely over the head  bullwinkle428   Feb-02-10 09:08 AM   #2 
  - Maybe he shouldn't take so much time off  Bluzmann57   Feb-02-10 09:09 AM   #3 
  - Keith's father is very sick  CatWoman   Feb-02-10 09:17 AM   #9 
  - Seriously? Boy, don't you feel silly.  xultar   Feb-02-10 10:00 AM   #24 
     - Why should they feel silly?  dem629   Feb-02-10 11:07 AM   #37 
     - No not at all  Bluzmann57   Feb-02-10 12:41 PM   #54 
        - O'Donnell has the charisma of a sack of flour....  WCGreen   Feb-02-10 02:09 PM   #60 
           - O'Donnell is rather dull.  bdamomma   Feb-02-10 02:28 PM   #64 
  - Objective reporting at its finest.  blondeatlast   Feb-02-10 09:09 AM   #4 
  - I think Keith has been away from the show a lot the last 2 or 3 months...  kentuck   Feb-02-10 09:10 AM   #5 
  - yes. nt  Deep13   Feb-02-10 09:22 AM   #14 
  - His father has been sick  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-02-10 09:58 AM   #23 
  - He has been off a lot ...  gleaner   Feb-02-10 04:31 PM   #84 
  - Yawn!  devilgrrl   Feb-02-10 09:11 AM   #6 
  - Probably the same reason FOX is up  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-02-10 09:13 AM   #7 
  - And Foxnoise is still on most cable basic packages...  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Feb-02-10 09:17 AM   #8 
  - BINGO  havocmom   Feb-04-10 09:02 AM   #128 
  - Why do we have to support him? Did I miss a memo? nt  blondeatlast   Feb-02-10 09:18 AM   #10 
  - So that MSNBC doesn't go the way of Air America?  apples and oranges   Feb-02-10 09:20 AM   #13 
  - You're kidding, right? What part of MS (Microsoft) and NBC (GE) passed you by? nt  blondeatlast   Feb-02-10 09:23 AM   #16 
     - There's No MS Money In MSNBC Any Longer...  KharmaTrain   Feb-02-10 09:27 AM   #17 
        - Yeah Comcast that is a left leaning organization if I ever heard one.  Statistical   Feb-02-10 10:01 AM   #25 
  - BECAUSE HE IS A VOICE FOR THE LEFT IN A SEA OF RIGHT WING TV NOISE!  ourbluenation   Feb-02-10 10:43 AM   #30 
     - Hear hear!  mzmolly   Feb-02-10 12:38 PM   #53 
     - YOU, SIR, ARE A SHRILL, STRIDENT... NAY, HYSTERICAL VOICE FOR THE LEFT!  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-02-10 02:15 PM   #61 
  - Olbermann has always had the disadvantage, since MSNBC isn't carried  AndyA   Feb-02-10 09:18 AM   #11 
  - That's true. If I could pay a little bit extra just to get MSNBC I would.  johnaries   Feb-02-10 09:23 AM   #15 
  - We don't have cable  Irishonly   Feb-02-10 02:36 PM   #67 
  - When I decided to reduce my package to limited cable  suffragette   Feb-02-10 11:20 AM   #39 
  - How convenient for the right -- cable drops MSNBC and they say Keith's popularity is down.  Overseas   Feb-02-10 05:39 PM   #88 
  - I had to downgrade my service last year and no longer get MSNBC. :-( nt  Lisa0825   Feb-04-10 08:55 AM   #122 
  - Did anyone catch Keith's response to Stewart?  johnaries   Feb-02-10 09:20 AM   #12 
  - Keith is a class act if you're into class.  lonestarnot   Feb-02-10 09:42 AM   #19 
  - welcome to DU  grasswire   Feb-02-10 09:34 AM   #18 
  - MSNBC should have news  optimator   Feb-02-10 09:47 AM   #20 
  - Yes, MSNBC is on our side, but they really don't deserve much respect as a news station.  Towlie   Feb-02-10 09:50 AM   #21 
  - I watch Keith EVERY night, but I have to admit...  kjackson227   Feb-02-10 09:54 AM   #22 
  - Yeah, like this article is sooooo unbiased...not.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 10:27 AM   #26 
  - Probably has to do with all the Comcast markets that have cut off MSNBC from their subscribers  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-02-10 10:28 AM   #27 
  - Excellent point!  Cetacea   Feb-02-10 10:35 AM   #29 
  - I have Comcast, but had to go to their digital tier to get MSNBC.  Fla Dem   Feb-02-10 11:06 AM   #36 
  - I have the cheapest digital Comcast package and that includes  quiller4   Feb-02-10 11:22 AM   #40 
  - My Thoughts Exactly!  lse7581011   Feb-04-10 09:42 AM   #137 
  - I helped that number plunge.  dem629   Feb-02-10 10:30 AM   #28 
  - Finally, a voice of truth and reason.  kctim   Feb-02-10 12:21 PM   #51 
  - +1000000  Uzybone   Feb-02-10 02:06 PM   #58 
  - MSNBC is not a "mouthpiece for the left"  The Gunslinger   Feb-02-10 02:33 PM   #65 
  - Riiiiight. It's just a coincidence that liberals who like cable talk like MSNBC.  dem629   Feb-02-10 03:27 PM   #72 
     - sigh  The Gunslinger   Feb-02-10 05:08 PM   #86 
     - Highest rated shows at night.  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:51 AM   #119 
     - And the morning panders to conservatives.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:53 PM   #96 
        - The ratings are at night. That's when they put on their bread and butter shows.  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:53 AM   #120 
  - Is that 1.6 percent for real?  Brickbat   Feb-02-10 02:40 PM   #69 
  - Yes.  dem629   Feb-02-10 03:29 PM   #73 
  - Same here  rcrush   Feb-02-10 06:51 PM   #94 
  - I watch  cowman   Feb-04-10 09:16 AM   #132 
     - And you'd be wrong.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-04-10 09:22 AM   #134 
        - Wrong according  cowman   Feb-04-10 09:31 AM   #136 
           - Truth is (almost) NEVER in the middle.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-04-10 01:02 PM   #142 
  - Well, aren't YOU precious.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:52 PM   #95 
     - Thanks.  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:53 AM   #121 
  - truth is not marketable  branders seine   Feb-02-10 10:45 AM   #31 
  - my cable co(Charter) doesn't carry MSNBC  w8liftinglady   Feb-02-10 10:46 AM   #32 
  - Nice concern post.  lpbk2713   Feb-02-10 10:48 AM   #33 
  - In reality, Olbermann has returned to pre-election levels  SOS   Feb-02-10 10:52 AM   #34 
  - Exactly. No one can maintain the election levels.  Jennicut   Feb-02-10 11:05 AM   #35 
  - Keith is getting squeezed.  bvar22   Feb-02-10 11:09 AM   #38 
  - the whole family watches KO and Rachel every night  newspeak   Feb-02-10 11:27 AM   #41 
  - His popularity went to his head  Zomby Woof   Feb-02-10 11:34 AM   #42 
  - +1 on the overbearing and pompus !!!  crazyjoe   Feb-02-10 11:59 AM   #44 
  - Oh, here we go again.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:56 PM   #99 
  - I've always liked KO BUT...  blueworld   Feb-02-10 11:55 AM   #43 
  - Rachel makes me think, Keith makes me angry.  Dappleganger   Feb-02-10 12:03 PM   #45 
  - If KO and Rachel  LatteLibertine   Feb-02-10 12:05 PM   #46 
  - Give it time....  dem629   Feb-02-10 03:40 PM   #75 
     - You'd like that, wouldn't you?  Eric Condon   Feb-02-10 04:08 PM   #83 
     - The motivation is easy to understand.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:57 PM   #100 
     - Not all forms on TV.  dem629   Feb-04-10 09:00 AM   #127 
     - If propagandists were off the air?  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:59 AM   #126 
        - this is how I look at it:  ginnyinWI   Feb-04-10 09:07 AM   #130 
        - The fact that you're willing to lump Keith and Rachel in with HANNITY says more about you than them.  Eric Condon   Feb-04-10 01:04 PM   #143 
     - LOL  Zywiec   Feb-02-10 06:22 PM   #90 
  - Ever since DST went off...its right at supper hour here.  Desertrose   Feb-02-10 12:11 PM   #47 
  - I am down to watching him once a week on average now  bluestateguy   Feb-02-10 12:14 PM   #48 
  - About the Daily Show take down of KO, Keith agreed with JS and apologized to him.  Cleita   Feb-02-10 12:16 PM   #49 
  - KO mentioned on his show tonight that the columnist's Web site is a conservative one.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:58 PM   #101 
  - And Limbaugh's ratings are probably up  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-02-10 12:20 PM   #50 
  - It's the same old, same old with him.  AngryOldDem   Feb-02-10 12:34 PM   #52 
  - If you don't watch it all the time, you don't know it's the same old same old.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 08:59 PM   #102 
  - MSNBC attributes the drop to Haiti taking over the news cycle  mzmolly   Feb-02-10 12:51 PM   #55 
  - OK, my wife is a contrarian, maybe I'm just wacked  Mopar151   Feb-02-10 03:16 PM   #71 
  - I like Keith, always have  Mudoria   Feb-02-10 01:07 PM   #56 
  - Regarding the issue of guests, Olbermann is a lot like Limbaugh.  dem629   Feb-02-10 03:52 PM   #77 
     - False equivalency.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 09:00 PM   #103 
        - How so?  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:57 AM   #124 
  - CNN ratings went up because they had better reporting on the Haiti Earthquake  JI7   Feb-02-10 02:03 PM   #57 
  - Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta very good team there.  bdamomma   Feb-02-10 02:35 PM   #66 
     - yeah, but they suck at reporting national politics and CNN will go down  JI7   Feb-02-10 02:48 PM   #70 
  - Daily Finance.com? I'm sure there's no agenda attached to this piece of.....journalism.  marmar   Feb-02-10 02:08 PM   #59 
  - I blame Bush.  AngryAmish   Feb-02-10 02:23 PM   #62 
  - I always watch Keith and Rachel, I can go without Matthews,  bdamomma   Feb-02-10 02:26 PM   #63 
  - I never miss Countdown, but I have to admit I'm not terribly fond of his new segments  Vinca   Feb-02-10 02:37 PM   #68 
  - This article is horseshit  LTR   Feb-02-10 03:39 PM   #74 
  - I watch Keith every night  proud patriot   Feb-02-10 03:43 PM   #76 
  - Sorry, I want an unbiased news program.  laureloak   Feb-02-10 03:52 PM   #78 
  - Anderson Cooper's show is the closest you'll get to that on cable talk.  dem629   Feb-02-10 04:00 PM   #81 
  - Are you kidding?  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 09:01 PM   #104 
     - No.  dem629   Feb-04-10 08:56 AM   #123 
  - That show already exists on PBS.  ginnyinWI   Feb-04-10 09:15 AM   #131 
  - Wow, that's crazy! O'Lielly gets three times as many viewers, and he doubled the # of viewers within  inna   Feb-02-10 03:55 PM   #79 
  - consider the source. Not the OP, but the SOURCE of the ratings? This is bs. nt  LaydeeBug   Feb-02-10 09:02 PM   #106 
  - I don't watch him or any other opinion "news" shows. I can't stand them.  goldcanyonaz   Feb-02-10 03:59 PM   #80 
  - Exactly, life is much better without them. It's really interesting, though to tune in after  dem629   Feb-02-10 04:03 PM   #82 
  - Oh yeah, just manufactured sensationalism. Like that Supreme Court decision  B Calm   Feb-02-10 05:08 PM   #85 
     - Good thing you put the "sarcasm" word in there.  dem629   Feb-04-10 09:25 AM   #135 
        - Did you know you put a lobster into cold water and gradually turn up the heat  B Calm   Feb-04-10 12:23 PM   #140 
  - It isn't all bullshit, and some people are perfectly capable of forming their own opinions  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 09:02 PM   #105 
  - CNN has done a great job with the earthquake in Haiti  Raine   Feb-02-10 05:29 PM   #87 
  - I DVR almost everything...how they include that in ratings..  HipChick   Feb-02-10 05:40 PM   #89 
  - They don't  Confusious   Feb-02-10 06:27 PM   #91 
  - excellent point. nt  inna   Feb-02-10 09:24 PM   #109 
  - "Nielsen to combine TV, online ratings"  Garbo 2004   Feb-02-10 10:26 PM   #116 
  - I DVR his and Rachels shows  DiverDave   Feb-02-10 06:45 PM   #93 
  - "Nielsen Includes DVR TV Ratings"  Garbo 2004   Feb-02-10 10:02 PM   #115 
  - Reasons why KO was down in January from a year ago  RamboLiberal   Feb-02-10 06:40 PM   #92 
  - I've actually seen some different faces on.  Berry Cool   Feb-02-10 09:03 PM   #107 
  - I watch his show every night  RamboLiberal   Feb-04-10 10:27 AM   #138 
  - Agreed. Rachel does a better job.  dem629   Feb-04-10 09:04 AM   #129 
  - Well I watch him every night and could give a fuck about this lie about his ratings.  lonestarnot   Feb-02-10 08:54 PM   #97 
  - Stopped watching him during the primaries. n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-02-10 08:55 PM   #98 
  - Olbermann doesn't give a damn about ratings  marshall   Feb-02-10 09:07 PM   #108 
  - O'Reilly says, "You're a pin-head! Get off my show!" KO has yet to say, "Harrumph!!" once...  bridgit   Feb-02-10 09:24 PM   #110 
  - I'm a loyal watcher but,  EmeraldCityGrl   Feb-02-10 09:32 PM   #111 
  - KO is a joke - a cartoon of the left the way Hannity is a cartoon of the right.  Maru Kitteh   Feb-02-10 09:43 PM   #112 
  - I love Keith, but ..  FreedomRain   Feb-02-10 09:44 PM   #113 
  - ...and this is incorrect  sfpcjock   Feb-02-10 09:46 PM   #114 
  - I watch every show. Nobody asks me. Who are they measuring? I've never been approached! nt  onehandle   Feb-03-10 07:41 AM   #117 
  - Nielson Families  Freddie Stubbs   Feb-04-10 08:50 AM   #118 
  - KO has to decide what he wants more--during football season he misses too much "Countdown"  WI_DEM   Feb-04-10 08:59 AM   #125 
  - Freepers hate him-- he's too much of a Democrat  Kingofalldems   Feb-04-10 09:19 AM   #133 
  - Fox News is kicking everyones butt in ratings. What is wrong with this country??  BennyD   Feb-04-10 10:56 AM   #139 
  - Couldn't care less about ratings  LatteLibertine   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #141 
 

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