MSNBC President Sends Stern Memo Following Dust-Up

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Huffington Post

On the heels of yet another public incident between his anchors, MSNBC president Phil Griffin reined in his talent in a staff memo Friday afternoon.

Griffin sent a memo, obtained by the Huffington Post, to network talent and executive producers clamping down on infighting within the network.

“We have many strong personalities with differing, passionate opinions, but it is important to remember that we are all on the same team,” Griffin said in the memo. “I want to reiterate my long-standing policy: We do not publicly criticize our colleagues. This kind of behavior is unprofessional and will not be tolerated.”

Earlier this week, “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough blasted Keith Olbermann on Twitter for his comments that Scott Brown More…

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