Olbermann: The Once and Former King By Christine Flowers Keith Olbermann should be used to this by now. Two-bit, Class B second tier provocateurs can’t be terribly surprised when they’re disciplined for the umpteenth time. They thrive on reaction, court controversy and have a masterful way of turning justified castigation into unjustified persecution. Among this [...]Show More Summary
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Keith Olbermann got suspended from his ESPN show for tweeting "Pitiful." He was responding to a tweet by a Penn State graduate who'd tweeted "We are!" (linking to an article about raising $13 million for charity). Olbermann proceeded to tweet "PSU students are pitiful because they’re PSU students — period.""Pitiful" is a strange word. Show More Summary
Olbermann will not host his ESPN2 program for the rest of the week as punishment for remarks he made on Twitter.
Keith Olbermann does it. The President of Ecuador does it. You might have, too. There are better places and better ways to make an argument than making fun of a teenager on Twitter.
Television personality and Good Day LA host Maria Sansone thinks ESPN host Keith Olbermann is slowly building enough notoriety to become among the most-hated men in television.
If you follow Keith Olbermann on ESPN you know that it’s not a matter of when he loses his temper, but how much. His recent heated exchange with Penn State University students and alums on Twitter has resulted in his suspension from ESPN for the remainder of the week, according to the New York Times. Show More Summary
Olbermann has been suspended for being a hot-headed idiot. Again.
Oops, Keith Olbermann is in trouble again. The long time TV personality that seems to be either loved or hated, Olbermann was told by his latest employer, ESPN, to hit the bricks. For the rest of the week, anyway, according to Variety. Show More Summary
ESPN commentator and world-champion friendmaker Keith Olbermann this week launched a twitter war with college students who'd raised $13 million to fight pediatric cancer. The incident left Olbermann with a (paid) suspension through the...Show More Summary
Olbermann does it again.
ESPN has suspended host Keith Olbermann for a week after he engaged in a Twitter feud with several Penn State students on Monday evening. Originally responding to a tweet about the school's annual pediatric cancer fundraiser that simply said "We are," Olbermann, 56, offered a one-word response:... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Keith Olbermann
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ESPN slapped Keith Olbermann with a week-long suspension on Tuesday after the anchor tangled on Twitter with Penn State fans, calling the school’s students pitiful and their education mediocre.
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Keith Olbermann is in hot water with the boss again, this time the boss being ESPN. The network suspended him for a week after a series of tweets in which he slammed both Penn State and the students who go there. "It was weird and unnecessary," writes Barry Petchesky at...
Erstwhile MSNBC and Current TV host Keith Olbermann has been suspended from his sportscasting duties at ESPN for the rest of the week. CNN Money reported on Tuesday that the occasionally hotheaded anchor is in trouble over messages he sent on the social medium Twitter in which he mocked Penn State...
Keith Olbermann responded with a one-word Tweet, “pitiful”, after Penn State announced raising more than $13 million for pediatric cancer research. Many took Olbermann’s tweet to mean that he thought the fundraiser itself was pitiful. Olbermann clarified that he thinks Penn State students are pitiful. ESPN released this statement: “We are aware of the exchange [...]
The public-relations time bomb that is Keith Olbermann went off this week, pushing ESPN to suspend the left-wing sports journalist from the air. Stay classy, Keith.
ESPN’s Keith Olbermann was suspended from the network after sending a series of tweets against Penn State University and specifically, getting into a Twitter war with one individual. The situation all began when Keith tweeted “Pitiful” in response to an article about PSU students raising millions for pediatric cancer. “I’d like to thank the students [...]