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Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America



Under the category, "Things That Do Not Surprise Me At All".....

THIS...is CNN.







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oklahogjr
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I'm very excited for Al Jazeera America. I wish they wouldn't get their talent from CNN though.





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Taxing Authority
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Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America


Dumb move by AJA. She'll do for them what she did for CNN. Put their ratings in the crapper. I am disappoint.






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Holden Caulfield
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re: Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America


Probably has a clause in her contract prohibiting John Sununu from appearing on the network.





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Probably has a clause in her contract prohibiting John Sununu from appearing on the network.


lolz






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Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America


America's favorite race baiter






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NC_Tigah
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Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America
Perfect fit.

She was an MSNBC level hack.






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You consider Soledad a talent. Now I have to when ever I see your name.





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dewster
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She was one of the least credible figures on CNN.

What is Al Jazeera thinking?






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Probably has a clause in her contract prohibiting John Sununu from appearing on the network.

That was classic. I thought she was going to make Sununu have an aneurysm on live TV.






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oklahogjr
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You consider Soledad a talent. Now I have to when ever I see your name.



not very good at contextual clue usage then.






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NC_Tigah
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I thought she was going to make Sununu have an aneurysm on live TV.
I imagine, if her producers were competent, they were having the same reaction.






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I imagine, if her producers were competent, they were having the same reaction.

Why? That's the kind of stuff that makes for good TV, boosts ratings and gets played over and over again on youtube and other networks.






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NC_Tigah
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Why? That's the kind of stuff that makes for good TV, boosts ratings and gets played over and over again on youtube and other networks.
while it discredits the parent network?

Why?
CNN's long lost status as the #1 name in news, along with Soledad's employment status speak for themselves.






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Holden Caulfield
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Why? That's the kind of stuff that makes for good TV, boosts ratings and gets played over and over again on youtube and other networks.

I know the adage "all publicity is good publicity" but I've never really understood the merits of the assertion.

Sununu made O'Brien look like a low information partisan hack and that's never good for her employees.






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Sununu made O'Brien look like a low information partisan hack and that's never good for her employees.

For sure - but you gotta admit that it was not hard to do.






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trackfan
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Sununu made O'Brien look like a low information partisan hack and that's never good for her employees

I guess these things are in the eyes of the beholder, because a lot of liberals thought Sununu looked like a fool and cheered O'Brien on as they played the clip over and over again. This further proves my point because if both liberals and conservatives enjoyed it, it's a win-win situation for CNN.






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Taxing Authority
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Why? That's the kind of stuff that makes for good TV, boosts ratings and gets played over and over again on youtube and other networks.
... And now you know why news sucks so f-ing bad. The American news consumer is more interested in the personality-generated drama than the content itself.







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NC_Tigah
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I guess these things are in the eyes of the beholder
Her "beholders" FIRED her.






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