Sunday, September 07, 2008

Keith-O Gets His Comeuppance.

A big bucket of chum on the J.J. Hunsecker (well, one of the Hunseckers) of cable "news":

MSNBC tried a bold experiment this year by putting two politically
incendiary hosts,
Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews, in the anchor chair to lead the cable news channel’s coverage of the election.

That experiment appears to be over.

After months of accusations of political bias and simmering animosity between MSNBC and its parent network
NBC, the channel decided over the weekend that the NBC News correspondent and MSNBC host David Gregory would anchor news coverage of the coming debates and election night. Mr. Olbermann and Mr. Matthews will remain as analysts during the coverage...

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