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.
- NPR to Employees: 'Retweets Actually Are Endorsements, So Quit It!'
- Seems Crazy, But Taylor Swift Was Actually a Good Choice for a WSJ Op-Ed
- Digiday's Sternberg to Run Sponsored Content for The Washington Post
- Fan Caught Sleeping through Yankees/Red Sox Game Sues MLB and ESPN for $10 Million