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Sarah Palin was on "Fox & Friends" a little while ago to discuss Martin Bashir's abrupt exit-stage-left out of MSNBC yesterday. Interesting clip in several ways: Foremost, it's clear the "Friends" are looking to rend this bone a little more vigorously than Palin is of a mind to.
She actually lauds the media coverage of the comments that led to his demise, while the "Friends" think he should have been canned instead of allowed to take the easy way out.
(Note to "Friends:" It remains abundantly unclear whether he was in fact allowed to resign or forced out — or more likely whether this was one of those one-step-ahead-of-the-sheriff situations.)
Newsday app readers know the drill: head on over to Newsday.com/tvzone to watch.
Maria Bartiromo -- easily the best-known female financial journalist on television and quite possibly the best-known TV financial journalist, period -- is leaving CNBC next week. The network just confirmed:
"After 20 years of groundbreaking work at CNBC, Maria Bartiromo will be leaving the company as her contract expires on November 24th. Her contributions to CNBC are too numerous...Read more »