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MSNBC President Phil Griffin Rips David Shuster: 'Not Moral, Ethical, Or Professional'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC President Phil Griffin ripped suspended anchor David Shuster in an email to an angry fan. "Sorry, but this is a business and I need team player...

David Shuster's MSNBC Career Highlights (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster's future with MSNBC is uncertain, with the network suspending him indefinitely over the news that he filmed a pilot for CNN. But even i...

David Shuster Suspended From MSNBC Indefinitely

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC has suspended David Shuster — again. But unlike his 2008 suspension over comments that the Hillary Clinton campaign was "pimping out" Che...

David Shuster 'Ripped A New One,' May Be Off MSNBC Indefinitely

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster may be about to find out what "punished appropriately" feels like. When news broke that the MSNBC anchor had filmed a CNN pilot, the ne...

David Shuster Filmed CNN Pilot, MSNBC Threatens Punishment

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN has shot a pilot for a new news show featuring MSNBC anchor David Shuster, the New York Observer's Felix Gillette reports. According to Gillette'...

David Shuster Pleads With Congressmen: Stop The Incendiary Rhetoric! (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster issued a rare commentary Wednesday afternoon, calling on members of Congress -- in particular Senator Tom Coburn -- to cut the sort of i...

Jason Linkins

John Shadegg Briefly Excites Health Care Reform Proponents, For No Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, during an interview with MSNBC's David Shuster, baby-carrying Senator Representative John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) seemingly shocked the world by ...

David Shuster Muzzled? Tweets Suggest MSNBC Management Ordered Him Off Twitter

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When David Shuster posted his controversial tweets to conservative activist/journalist James O'Keefe last month, MSNBC called them "inappropriate." B...

Not-So-Breitbart and the Story of James O'Keefe, the ACORN Gotcha-Guy

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Fox News' first segment on James O'Keefe's arrest was as funny as it was disappointing. During the report, Tim Gaughan called the news a "very weird story that probably needs a lot of context and a lot of looking into."

MSNBC: David Shuster 'Inappropriate' In James O'Keefe Comments

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC says one of its anchors, David Shuster, went too far in criticizing conservative filmmaker James O'Keefe for his alleged attempt to tamper with ...

Rep. Hinchey: Bush Administration 'Intentionally Let bin Laden Get Away' In Order To Justify Iraq War

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Monday afternoon, Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-New York) told MSNBC host David Shuster that the Bush administration "intentionally let bin Laden get awa...

Veteran Moulitsas Versus Tom Tancredo as Moral Tale

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beau Friedlander

You merely need to let Tancredo talk to defeat him in a debate. Why would you deride him for not serving his country because of depression, a debilitating illness that affects 8 to 12 percent of the population?

Tom Tancredo Walks Off MSNBC Set Because Of Markos Moulitas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On MSNBC Friday night, David Shuster (filling in for Ed Shultz) addressed hateful signs at Thursday's Capitol Hill "House call" against health care re...

"Countdown" Slams Fox News For "Bogus" Claims That Obama Is Indoctrinating Kids (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Countdown," with David Shuster filling in for host Keith Olbermann, slammed Fox News for their "bogus" claims that President Obama is trying to indoc...

Source of Sarah Palin's $150,000 Wardrobe Comes Clean?

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Mirvish

In a classic case of burying the lead, a newly posted promo for a campaign tell-all book has a bombshell buried deep within.

Orly Taitz's MSNBC Meltdown: The Remix (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Remember birther queen Orly Taitz's bonkers meltdown on MSNBC? I mean, how could you possibly forget? She compared everyone to nazis and lost whatever...

Jason Linkins

Orly Taitz Melts Down On MSNBC, Blames MSM "Brownshirts" (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The conventional wisdom is that August is the slowest month for news, thus it's tailor-made for the "Birther" movement -- crazies that come hand-delivered to the media in their month of need, like barrel-dwelling fish that shoot themselves.

MSNBC Guest Suffers Through Awkward Technical Difficulties (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Peter Drivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New York Magazine's Jennifer Senior experienced awkward technical difficulties during an interview with MSNBC's David Shuster and Tamron Hall today. ...

David Shuster Flatly Denies Bald Spot Meltdown: "A Complete And Utter Fabrication"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster flatly denies the Page Six item alleging that he "went crazy" after the "Countdown" camera crew filmed him from behind and exposed his b...

David Shuster's Bald Spot Causes "Countdown" Meltdown? (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: David Shuster flatly denies that he "went crazy" after the "Countdown" camera crew filmed him from behind and exposed his bald spot. Read his ...

Charles Pierce Slams Mainstream Media For Promoting Liz Cheney, Obama 'Birthers' Movement (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Shuster, guest-hosting for Keith Olbermann on "Countdown" last night, invited Boston Globe Magazine writer Charles Pierce on the program to disc...

Marcy Wheeler: GOP Will Investigate Clinton's "Blow Job" But Not CIA

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Marcy Wheeler of FireDogLake, appeared on MSNBC Monday to argue for an investigation of secret C.I.A. operations under President Bush. But all of the ...

Reading the Pictures: Malia, Peace Signs and Bottom Feeders (Political as Well as Journalistic)

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-07-13-20090713MaliaGiolitti.jpgArid media conditions like these draw professionals and bottom-feeders alike to elevate their ideological, relevancy and deadline needs at the expense of young girls.

MSNBC Anchors Erupt Over Miss California Press Conference: "Can I Vomit Right Now?" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC anchors David Shuster, Contessa Brewer, and Tamron Hall erupted in what the network characterized as a "feisty" discussion over Miss California ...

First Snapshots from the First Obama WH Correspondents' Dinner (Photos)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Shrake

The mix of Beltway media personalities and Hollywood types was jarring but fun.