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Keith Olbermann Ppt

  1. 1. Keith Olbermann Modern Journalist Kiersten Willis
  2. 2. What you will learn <ul><li>What jobs Olbermann has held in sports casting </li></ul><ul><li>How Olbermann started a career in news journalism </li></ul><ul><li>His political view points </li></ul>
  3. 3. Keith Olbermann: History <ul><li>Born on January 27, 1959 in NY, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Written for many publications, including The USA Today , Newsweek , Time , and Sports Illustrated </li></ul><ul><li>In collage he graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in communications arts at 20 years. old </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Keith Olbermann’s work <ul><li>Career began at UPI and RKO radio and New York's WNEW until he went to CNN in 1981 </li></ul><ul><li>He became a sports anchor in Boston in ’84 </li></ul><ul><li>He helped launch ESPN Radio in ’92 and worked for SportsCenter </li></ul><ul><li>Later he went to MSNBC where he did White House in Crisis and later Countdown with Keith Olbermann </li></ul><ul><li>On his current show, he often criticizes promionent Republicans </li></ul>
  5. 5. Questions <ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>What radio program did Olbermann help set up and worked on in the early ’90s? ESPN Radio; Sports Center </li></ul><ul><li>What are his political view points? He often criticizes prominent Republicans but doesn’t consider himself a liberal. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary <ul><li>Worked for ESPN Radio which could to an extent be considered a shock jock station </li></ul><ul><li>Works on MSNBC show Countdown: with Keith Olbermann that uses muckraking </li></ul><ul><li>MSNBC uses computer-assisted reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Olbermann’s type of journalism is included in the global village concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Born in 1959 in NY, NY </li></ul><ul><li>MSNBC.com, the website of the network that hosts his show uses the wire service </li></ul>
  7. 7. References <ul><li>Keith Olbermann - Biography. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from imbd Web site: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0646021/bio </li></ul><ul><li>Keith Olbermann. Retrieved September 1, 2009, from wikipedia Web site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Olbermann#cite_note-imdb_bio-24 </li></ul><ul><li>(1993). ESPN's Hip Kid Brother. NY Times , Retrieved September 1, 2009, from http://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/01/sports/espn-s-hip-kid-brother.html </li></ul>

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