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WATCH: Olbermann Eviscerates Columnist Over NFL Concussions

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Those individuals hoping for Ketih Olbermann to finally be unleashed and zero in on a target with a brutal takedown...

'Olbermann' Premieres On ESPN2

Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

Keith Olbermann returned to TV on Monday night with the debut of his new ESPN2 talk show "Olbermann." It's about to begin! Keith is back behind the...

Keith Olbermann On ESPN Return: 'I'm Not Going To Waste It'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media

Keith Olbermann will have a new hour-long show on ESPN2 starting August 26. "Apart from the opportunity to try to create a nightly hour of sports ...

Keith Olbermann Puts An End To Twitter Feuds, For Now

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann announced on Tuesday evening that he will no longer reply to tweets. The Current TV host is normally active responder to his fans a...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Becomes Keith Olbermann

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Monday night's "Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert took a moment to react to Keith Olbermann's abrupt exit from MSNBC. As is his custom whenever a pu...

PICTURE: Olbermann Gets The 'I'm With Coco' Treatment

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Maybe Keith Olbermann doesn't have the geeky warmth of Conan O'Brien, but that doesn't make him any less worthy of his own grass roots movement, right...

Olbermann Headed To Hollywood?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In his surprise farewell from his MSNBC show Friday night, Keith Olbermann alluded to the classic broadcast-apocalypse film 'Network,' and its angry, ...

Carly Schwartz

FINAL COUNTDOWN

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The New York Times' Bill Carter reports that Keith Olbermann's exit from MSNBC was "weeks in the making." According to Carter, Olbermann and M...

Free Speech

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

This is a teaching moment. It is a time for parents and history teachers throughout the country to assure America's children that free speech is a precious right that should not be abused.

WATCH: Howard Fineman Tells Keith Olbermann 'The Tea Party Won This Round'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Howard Fineman appeared on Keith Olbermann Thursday to discuss the GOP's newfound opposition to the "omnibus" spending bill, which contains millions o...

Olbermann: Obama 'Goddamned Wrong' On Tax Deal, May Not Be Renominated

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a Special Comment Tuesday, Keith Olbermann tore into President Obama over his tax cut compromise, calling him "goddamned wrong" and accusing the pr...

WATCH: Howard Fineman On The Senate's Tax-Cut Paralysis

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Tuesday night to discuss the ongoing negotiations between the White House and congressional ...

Howard Fineman On Millionaires' Congress Voting Down Unemployment Extension

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Thursday night to discuss the decisive defeat of extended jobless benefits in the U.S. House...

Olbermann, MSNBC See Ratings Bump In Wake Of Suspension

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A suspension is proving good business for MSNBC and Keith Olbermann – at least in the short term. The size of the combative li...

Hey MSNBC -- Help Us!

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

There really is no journalism now, only media activism. FOX gets this, MSNBC doesn't. If MSNBC wants to do something, they need to help those of us at the grass roots levels organize.

It's Keithier to Keep Him on the Shelf ... for Now

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

First reaction to the latest Keith Olbermann-sticks-his-foot-in-it episode is: The longer MSNBC keeps Olbermann suspended the more they come off like...

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 ...

SHORTEST SUSPENSION IN THE WORLD

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...

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...

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.

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 Disturbing, Changing Role of the Media

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I remember a time when the press played a very vital role in holding our political leaders accountable for their actions and their promises. I miss the old days.

Amanda Terkel On Olbermann: Tea Party Extremism May Work Against GOP

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Amanda Terkel joined Keith Olbermann on MSNBC's "Countdown" Tuesday night to discuss the possibility that tea party extremism may hu...

With Friends Like These...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Robert Gibbs recently expressed his frustration with what he called the "professional left." Who would have thought that Obama's biggest problem in his first few years in office would be one of communication?