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MinM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-09-12 11:00 AM
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Could Keith Olbermann save CNN could CNN save Keith Olbermann?
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Me. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-09-12 05:25 PM
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1. Hope?
As opposed to...not a chance
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MinM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-10-12 07:57 AM
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2. So, Where Does Keith Olbermann Go Now?

Unbeknownst to me :shrug: this was not a unique idea. :think:
So, Where Does Keith Olbermann Go Now?

John Hudson 12,674 Views Mar 30, 2012

Perpetual bridge-burner Keith Olbermann set ablaze another viaduct Friday with his acrimonious departure from Al Gore's Current TV network. After his bad breakups at MSNBC and ESPN, who will take the liberal firebrand now? Sure, he's a difficult person to work with but his cocksure belligerence is perfect for television and Olbermann's got too much fight in him to just fade away. Here's our landscape of career options for him...

CNN: Not impossible. Olbermann started at CNN in 1981 as a freelance sports reporter and returned to the network in 2002. As New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman has detailed, CNN has aggressively considered Olbermann as a hire in the past but ultimately decided he was too left-of-center for the brand. Though it's not a full-time job, it's not too far-fetched to envision him as a liberal contributor...

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/business/2012/03/so-wher... /

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dmr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-10-12 09:25 PM
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3. I would watch CNN if there was Keith.
And, I would be happy if they fired that asshole at 9, too.
:hi:
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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-11-12 01:59 PM
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4. I'd watch. But they probably wouldn't let him do Fridays with Thurber.
I certainly don't have any reason to watch Faux-News-Lite, I mean CNN, now.
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MinM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-28-12 07:27 AM
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5. CNN Chief Jim Walton Is Quitting

CNN Chief Jim Walton Is Quitting

By DAVID BAUDER 07/27/12 03:03 PM ET AP

NEW YORK CNN chief Jim Walton said Friday he is quitting, saying the company needs new leadership at a time its flagship U.S. network is suffering through some of its poorest ratings ever.

Walton built the company into a profitable international news organization in his 10 years as president of CNN Worldwide, and said it is on track for record profits this year. But the U.S. network is the most visible part of the business and is now entrenched in third place behind rivals Fox News Channel and MSNBC in prime time.

He announced the decision in an email to staff members on Friday. He said he'll continue working until the end of the year during the company's search for a successor.

Walton said he's been talking to his boss, Turner Broadcasting Chairman Phil Kent, about leaving since the first few months of the year. CNN is owned by Time Warner...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/27/cnn-chief-jim-...
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-02-12 09:19 AM
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6. I would watch Keith!
I really miss Keith.
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