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NBC-Quake

According to Radar Online, NBC News plans to fire 220 staffers:

Among the hardest hit areas will be MSNBC’s production staff–NBC is expected to move MSNBC’s operations from Seacaucus, N.J. and consolidate with either CNBC in Englewood Cliffs or NBC’s headquarters in Manhattan–and Dateline NCBC. An NBC News spokeswoman did not immediately return a call for comment.

TV Newser has more. Here’s MSNBC’s own take. And the story Drudge is linking says, “The moves come as more and more viewers and advertisers gravitate toward new media, NBC Universal chairman Bob Wright told the [Wall Street Journal].”
The most important question remains: How will this affect Keith Olbermann’s ability to fight this nation’s real enemy, George W. Bush?

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