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Sat January 22, 2011
Media

Olbermann Leaves MSNBC; What He Leaves Behind

MSNBC's highest-rated host, Keith Olbermann, announced on air Friday night that he is leaving the show that bears his name, Countdown with Keith Olbermann. NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik has reported on Olbermann's career and talks with host Scott Simon about his influence on MSNBC and his sometimes controversial tenure.