Thursday, July 21, 2011

(Updated) "Why Cenk Uygur Left MSNBC" (with video)

UPDATE: Paul Waldman (American Prospect):
"While who hosts which show on cable news is probably of only marginal import to you, something just happened at MSNBC that is actually interesting. Cenk Uygur, who had been hosting the network's 6 pm slot on a trial basis for the last few months, got shown the door, and Al Sharpton will be taking over." MORE...

TheYoungTurks, with video (11:55):
Cenk Uygur (host of The Young Turks) explains why he turned down a new, significantly larger MSNBC contract after hosting a prime-time show on the network that was beating CNN in the key demo ratings.
Howie P.S.: CURRENT TV, does this give you food for thought?

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