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Reid Probe: Who Outed MSNBC’s Olbermann, Matthews?

by Scott Ott · 47 Comments

(2008-09-08) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, today called for a full investigation into who outed MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews, after the two lost their jobs as anchors of the news network’s election coverage.
Mr. Olbermann and Mr. Matthews have been consigned to commentary roles in the wake of what NBC News officials [...]

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Tags: Conventions · Politics

Chris Matthews’ Russert Eulogy: Like a Belch in Church

by Scott Ott · 120 Comments

Scott Ott, editor in chief of, also writes non-satirical columns at Here’s an excerpt from his latest and a link to read more.
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Chris Matthews’ initial reaction to the death of colleague Tim Russert can be summed like this: Bush lied. People died.
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Tags: Non-Satire · Townhall

MSNBC Inks Rosie O'Donnell for 'Life of the Network'

by Scott Ott · 46 Comments

(2007-11-08) — In a major breakthrough, MSNBC announced it had signed comedian Rosie O’Donnell to create a talk show for the news network, and that the two parties agreed that her show will run “for as long as MSNBC shall continue operations.”

Talks had deadlocked when Ms. O’Donnell refused to sign a contract for longer than [...]

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Tags: Media/Journalism