Current Unplugs Keith Olbermann

Maybe Keith Olbermann should have given more thought to setting up his own outlet following his departure from MSNBC (NSDQ: CMCSA) last year.

Cenk Uygur: Glenn Beck doesn’t get the Internet

It’s no surprise that Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks doesn’t like Glenn Beck’s politics. However, Uygur also thinks that Beck doesn’t get online video. Uygur recently signed up with YouTube for its new content initiative instead of relying on a pay wall like Beck.

Guardian’s n0tice puts a new twist on hyperlocal

The Guardian is trialling a new community publishing platform that’s based on where you are — a sort of Wordpress meets Craigslist meets Everyblock. But can it make hyperlocal work? The company’s director of digital strategy tells us what it means.

Will buying Zite make CNN better or Zite worse?

CNN announced Thursday that it has acquired personalized iPad newsreader application Zite. CNN says that Zite will continue to operate as a separate app, and I talked to CNN’s KC Estenson and Zite’s Mark Johnson to discuss how the companies will navigate those waters.

The Young Turks–MSNBC dispute is a cautionary tale

This week’s drama between The Young Turks creator and host Cenk Uygur and MSNBC has a sad tinge of inevitability to it, given the compromises required by the mainstream media. The major twist is just how loudly Uygur is raging against his former employer.