The Ticker: Sullivan, Seigenthaler, Shapiro…

By Brian 

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> An e-mailer writes: “I just turned on MSNBC at 3:40 a.m. and was greeted with a special about executions and how they are carried out. Is this what I want to view in bed at 3 in the morning?…

> The White House is calling on another broadcaster to help get its message out. Kevin Sullivan, former senior VP of corporate communications and media relations for NBC Universal, has been named White House communications director,” B&C reports…

> Several e-mailers are asking: Where is NBC’s John Seigenthaler? Is he still “under the weather?…”

> Lloyd Grove: Flashback: Former NBC News president Neal Shapiro enlisted Captain Kirk to propose to ABC News correspondent Juju Chang

> Here is Catherine Seipp‘s take on Dan Rather in HD…

> A Shreveport Times columnist comments on Lou Dobbs: “I resent an essentially one-issue zealot masquerading as a newscaster presenting all the news that’s fit to cover in a day…”

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