Kaplan: No purge looms for MSNBC

McClintock, Pamela
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, p1
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Reports on the hiring of Rick Kaplan as president of MSNBC. Role of NBC news president Neal Shapiro in pursuing Kaplan; Career at CNN U.S. operations; Reaction of Kaplan to his reputation of being difficult and aggressive; Role of outgoing MSNBC president Erik Sorenson when Kaplan assumes the position.


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