MSNBC’s Countdown: “Takes Its Information Seriously, But Not Itself”

By Brian 

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TV Guide has named MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann one of their “Best Bets For Summer.” In the July 3 issue, they say: “The Best Way To Keep News From Getting You Down: Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Not as glib as The Daily Show but hipper than the evening news, MSNBC’s daily news hour manages to do the impossible: Take its information seriously, but not itself. What other news show would dare mix hard-hitting investigative stories about presidential voting irregularities with features like a stick-puppet reenactment of the Michael Jackson trial?”

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