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    • Keith Olbermann Modern Journalist Kiersten Willis
    • What you will learn
      • What jobs Olbermann has held in sports casting
      • How Olbermann started a career in news journalism
      • His political view points
    • Keith Olbermann: History
      • Born on January 27, 1959 in NY, NY
      • Written for many publications, including The USA Today , Newsweek , Time , and Sports Illustrated
      • In collage he graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in communications arts at 20 years. old
    • Examples of Keith Olbermann’s work
      • Career began at UPI and RKO radio and New York's WNEW until he went to CNN in 1981
      • He became a sports anchor in Boston in ’84
      • He helped launch ESPN Radio in ’92 and worked for SportsCenter
      • Later he went to MSNBC where he did White House in Crisis and later Countdown with Keith Olbermann
      • On his current show, he often criticizes promionent Republicans
    • Questions
      • What work did Keith Obermann start out doing? Began at UPI and RKO radio and New York's WNEW until he went to CNN in 1981
      • What radio program did Olbermann help set up and worked on in the early ’90s? ESPN Radio; Sports Center
      • What are his political view points? He often criticizes prominent Republicans but doesn’t consider himself a liberal.
    • Summary
      • Worked for ESPN Radio which could to an extent be considered a shock jock station
      • Works on MSNBC show Countdown: with Keith Olbermann that uses muckraking
      • MSNBC uses computer-assisted reporting
      • Olbermann’s type of journalism is included in the global village concept.
      • Born in 1959 in NY, NY
      •, the website of the network that hosts his show uses the wire service
    • References
      • Keith Olbermann - Biography. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from imbd Web site:
      • Keith Olbermann. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from wikipedia Web site:
      • (1993). ESPN's Hip Kid Brother. NY Times , Retrieved September 1, 2009, from