Fri, 11/19/2010 - 16:46 EDT - NPR - National Public Radio (Business News)
MSNBC said Friday it has suspended "Morning Joe'' host Joe Scarborough for two days because he donated to four Republican candidates. The suspension comes two weeks after Keith Olbermann was suspended for making political contributions to Democrats.» E-Mail This» Add to Del.icio.us
The cable channel MSNBC has suspended top-rated host Keith Olbermann after it was disclosed that he gave money to three Democratic candidates this fall. Host Scott Simon asks NPR's David Folkenflik what the incident tells us about MSNBC.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
MSNBC has suspended Keith Olbermann indefinitely without pay for violating the network's policy and standards. Olbermann made personal donations to three Democratic candidates this election cycle. This comes on the heels of news that Sean Hannity made personal donations to Michele Bachman's PAC and to a Republican congressional candidate.
After abruptly departing MSNBC in January, Keith Olbermann returns to broadcasting on June 20 with a new version of Countdown on the Current TV network. The anchor explains why he feels like the environment at large news networks can be stifling.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Ottawa Public Health has suspended 900 elementary students with the Ottawa Catholic School Board for missing immunization records.
The notices were issued Tuesday to children in 40 schools, the health unit said. The suspensions took effect Wednesday and remain in force until the students’ immunization records are updated or a valid exemption is filed.
Brendan McDermid/REUTERSMicrosoft said on Friday that it is not supporting the Republican National Convention with a cash donation this year.
However, it is donating technology to the organization and will not withdraw that form of sponsorship.
With two years left in his contract with MSNBC, on of its most outspoken broadcasters, Keith Olbermann, abruptly split with the network in a surprise announcement. Bill Carter of The New York Times discusses the host's turbulent time with the network» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Congressional Democrats were sharply critical of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down overall limits on campaign contributions on Wednesday, painting it as a ruling that will allow more money to flow into political campaigns.