1. It’s one thing if you say, ‘We need to tone things down’ or ‘It just doesn’t make a lot of sense for you to be devoting this much time to covering this story, or this enterprise, or this political operation.’ … (I always viewed FOX News as a political operation and not a journalistic operation.) Those things are negotiable and that’s part of the give and take of commercial broadcasting and commercial journalism. When it gets larger than that, it becomes a question of: ‘Where does this proceed?’

    — Keith Olbermann, on today’s Fresh Air.

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  1. Keith Olbermann tells Terry Gross about leaving MSNBC, his new show on Current TV, why he thinks large news networks can be stifling, and what he thought about his suspension from MSNBC for donating to political candidates: "If you’re doing a political opinion show and your political opinions are  nearly universally liberal — and you have been caught donating to  Democratic candidates in three instances — I don’t think there’s a  conflict of interest." [complete interview here] View in High-Res

    Keith Olbermann tells Terry Gross about leaving MSNBC, his new show on Current TV, why he thinks large news networks can be stifling, and what he thought about his suspension from MSNBC for donating to political candidates: "If you’re doing a political opinion show and your political opinions are nearly universally liberal — and you have been caught donating to Democratic candidates in three instances — I don’t think there’s a conflict of interest." [complete interview here]

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