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megimoo
07-21-2011, 05:37 PM
And Then There Were None: Swirling Down The Drains At MSNBC

After giving a nearly six-month tryout for the Internet talk show host Cenk Uygur, the cable news channel MSNBC is preparing to instead hand its 6 p.m. time slot to the Rev. Al Sharpton. Mr. Sharpton’s imminent hiring, which was acknowledged by three people at the channel on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been signed, is significant in part because MSNBC and other news channels have been criticized for a paucity of minority hosts in prominent time slots. Mr. Sharpton, who is black and is a well-known civil rights activist and radio host, has been guest hosting...


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/21/business/media/sharpton-close-to-being-msnbc-anchor.html?_r=1

ColonialMarine0431
07-21-2011, 06:24 PM
Epic fail in 5,4,3....

Noboby watches that joke of a channel! :lol:

the director
07-21-2011, 06:25 PM
I would have paid good money to be in that board meeting when the decision to hire Al was made.

ColonialMarine0431
07-21-2011, 06:30 PM
I would have paid good money to be in that board meeting when the decision to hire Al was made.

It's called scrapping the bottom of the barrel and throwing shit on the wall to see if it sticks. :D Of course shit and Sharpton have alot in common.

fettpett
07-21-2011, 06:37 PM
thought Comcast was trying to be smart when they fired what's his name a few months ago...this proves otherwise

Hawkgirl
07-21-2011, 09:14 PM
Wow, seriously? Even NY'ers don't take him seriously.