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Without Olbermann MSNBC Ratings Rise 50 Percent

January 26, 2011 politisite 0

MSNBC received some gratifying ratings news from the first night of its new prime-time lineup as it showed increases in the 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. hours, even in the absence of its previous leading man, Keith Olbermann. Of course, the news surrounding Mr. Olbermann’s abrupt departure from the network last week may have fueled some curiosity about what the channel’s hosts might say about him or the circumstances of […]

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Campbell Brown to Leave CNN after lowest ratings ever

May 18, 2010 politisite 0

Campbell Brown probably had the toughest time slot in Cable news.  She is a good newswoman and I am sure she will do well in the future.  We wish her all the best.  She is leaving CNN Compounding CNN’s ratings problems, the prime-time anchor Campbell Brown said Wednesday that she was leaving the cable news channel. Ms. Brown said it was her decision to leave, and that she would remain […]

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MSNBC Olbermann Absurd Defense Of Banning Dissenting Voices From Show

May 6, 2010 politisite 0

Looks like thin-skinned Keith Olbermann is getting defensive about his policy of prohibiting any guests on his show who disagree with him.  An MSNBC Countdown promo features Olbermann making an absurd non sequitur of an argument in seeking to justify his echo-chamber approach. Keith claims he asks questions “to find out if I’m wildly incorrect” about something, ignoring the obvious: he’s unlikely to find out if he’s wrong if he […]