The only public statement about David Shuster’s suspension from MSNBC was five words from a spokesperson.
But Mediaite has obtained an email from MSNBC President Phil Griffin to an angry fan, explaining in slightly more, and much harsher, detail the reason for Shuster’s indefinite suspension.
Here’s the full email from Griffin, sent last night to a fan:
From: Griffin, Phil (NBC Universal)
Sent: Wed 4/07/10 11:16 PM
Sorry, but this is a business and I need team players. He was not moral, ethical or professional and that is not fair to the 500 people who work at msnbc.
Thanks for your note,
This was meant to be a private correspondence, but it is interesting to see the President of a network so freely respond to someone who was upset about a host’s punishment.
Read More: by Steve Krakauer, mediaite
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