The comment was made on Morning Joe, and Halperin had actually tried to warn the Morning Joe staff that he was going to say something off-color, asking if the show had prepared its “7-second delay button.” He apologized within minutes (17 to be exact) of making the comment, but the damage was already done.
TVNewser has statements from both MSNBC and Halperin. We have no words for this one.
After the jump, some of this week’s media highlights from mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter.
- Big Changes in Tech Journalism: 'Fake Steve Jobs' Is Your New Valleywag
- Anna Wintour Basically Admits That Putting Kimye on the Cover of Vogue Was a PR Stunt
- Angry Tech Exec's Note to NYT Reporter Must Be Seen to Be Believed
- Now That Paper Broke The Internet, Where Does It Go From Here?