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What Olbermann’s Departure Says About Today’s Media Industry

Keith Olbermann’s sudden departure from MSNBC is illustrative of an overriding tenet that characterizes the media industry.

News organizations are businesses first – businesses that exist to make a profit. Providing news and information is secondary, just a means to bring in revenue.

In the world of big business, journalists are just tiny cogs in giant machines such as Continue reading