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Keith Olbermann Suspended

MSNBC President Threatened To FIRE Olbermann

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC President Phil Griffin vowed to fire Keith Olbermann if he went on other networks to discuss his suspension, The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz repo...

WATCH: Howard Kurtz Tells Olbermann Donations Were A 'Serious Mistake'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Wednesday's "Countdown," Howard Kurtz told Keith Olbermann that he was wrong to have made the donations that resulted in his two-day suspension fro...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann returned to "Countdown" from his two-day suspension with a bang on Tuesday, sidling into the view of the cameras in front of his empty...

Olbermann Apologizes To Viewers, Strikes Back At MSNBC

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) -- Keith Olbermann is apologizing to his fans -- but not NBC News -- for the "unnecessary drama" surrounding his two-day suspension for ...


The Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann will return to the air on Tuesday after being suspended without pay for two shows (this past Friday and the upcoming episode on Monday...

Dan Choi Boycotting MSNBC Over Olbermann Suspension

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Choi announced today that he is boycotting MSNBC over the network's suspension of Keith Olbermann. "I'm declining interviews on MSNBC and affil...

Keith Olbermann: 'Greetings From Exile!"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

About 48 hours after news of his suspension was announced by MSNBC, Keith Olbermann has published a tweet thanking his supporters:...

MSNBC Wants Olbermann Mea Culpa

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC suspended anchor Keith Olbermann on Friday for making contributions to Democratic candidates without obtaining prior approval from his superiors...

Revealed: Biden Asked Olbermann For Anger Advice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview conducted before his suspension from MSNBC, Keith Olbermann revealed that Vice President Joe Biden once asked him for tips on how to c...

Keith Olbermann's New Book: WIN A Free, Signed Copy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Feeling lonely without Keith Olbermann? The MSNBC star anchor was suspended indefinitely on Friday after his political contributions to three Democ...

WATCH: Spitzer Calls Olbermann Suspension 'Ridiculous,' 'Silly'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Friday's "Parker Spitzer," CNN's Eliot Spitzer became the latest in a long line of critics to blast MSNBC's decision to suspend Keith Olbermann ind...

Maddow Defends Olbermann, Blasts Fox News For Running 'Political Operation'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow closed her program Friday night with a segment about the suspension of her "colleague and friend Keith Olbermann," arguing th...

MSNBC's Disgrace

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sen. Bernie Sanders

It is outrageous that General Electric/MSNBC would suspend Keith Olbermann for exercising his constitutional rights to contribute to a candidate of his choice. This is a real threat to political discourse in America.

'Countdown' Guest Host Discusses Olbermann Suspension

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The guest-host on MSNBC's "Countdown" discussed Keith Olbermann's suspension from the network at the end of the show. Thomas Roberts, who filled in...

If Keith Olbermann Goes, So Do We!

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Russell Simmons

Re-instate Keith Olbermann now. I will personally pay his campaign contributions. Don't let this voice get lost when it is needed the most.

Sam Stein

Keith Olbermann Suspension Criticized By Reporters, Conservative Pundits | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The backlash against NBC's decision to indefinitely suspend host Keith Olbermann without pay has been swift and vocal -- and from some unlikely voices...

Time to Stop Hiding

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Olbermann was not objective -- it was his job not to be. We all know where he stood. I say he should put his money where is mouth is. He just shouldn't have hidden it or be made to do so.

The Company Olbermann Keeps: More Media Suspensions, Firings & Flameouts (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann's indefinite suspension from MSNBC continues the sharp uptick in the scale and speed of media firings, suspensions, resignations and s...

Keith, How We Knew Ye

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Crawford

Olbermann's suspension was inevitable. There is a place for hard-hitting, sincerely biased TV personalities. It just shouldn't be at legitimate news organizations.

Danny Shea

Keith Olbermann SUSPENDED From MSNBC Indefinitely Without Pay | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC has suspended star anchor Keith Olbermann following the news that he had donated to three Democratic candidates this election cycle. "I becam...