David Shuster is the latest on-screen personality to join Al Jazeera’s roster.
What were the top TV stories of 2010? From a journalist’s perspective, the story of Jay Leno reclaiming “The Tonight Show” and Conan O’Brien leaving NBC would rank near the top. So would a few others – Keith Olbermann’s suspension from MSNBC, Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg walking out on Bill O’Reilly on “The View” […]
David Shuster, who hasn’t been allowed to work at MSNBC for six months, will not be returning to the cable news network. Shuster was given an “indefinite” suspension in April following reports that he filmed a pilot for CNN, where he worked in the 1990s, and his MSNBC contract has expired. A spokesperson said Tuesday […]
TIME magazine issued its annual 100 Most Influential People of 2010, in which they name the people “who most affect our world.” Beck, Palin Among Most Influential Perhaps more interesting, however, is the magazine’s round-up of the Least Influential celebrities, where some of TV’s most loathed stars turn up. The list of ‘losers’ includes usual […]
As if MSNBC anchor David Shuster wasn’t dealing with enough public and professional shame following his previously reported temporary defection to a rival network — Shuster taped a pilot for a news show at CNN and was later yanked off the air at MSNBC — his boss has now publicly flogged him in an email […]
UPDATE: MSNBC anchor David Shuster has been suspended from the cable network. “David has been suspended indefinitely,” an MSNBC spokesperson said Tuesday morning. Keeping job hunting a secret from your current employer might not be that difficult for the average worker, but when you are a recognizable face on MSNBC, and that new job happens […]