FAIR: Did Parent Company General Electric Stifle MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann?

August 7 – In the wake of an August 1 expose in the New York Times, an agreement reportedly reached by executives at the parent companies of Fox News Channel and MSNBC to rein in the networks’ two stars’ criticism of each other seems to have fallen apart. The behind-the-scenes deal-making, though, still illustrates the corrosive effect on media of corporate ownership.

ACTION: Call on General Electric to renounce any corporate agreement to limit the expression of Countdown host Keith Olbermann and other MSNBC/NBC journalists.

General Electric
Jeffrey Immelt

But before you do anything read the whole FAIR piece here.

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