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  • The Juan Williams treatment: five other ousted media personalities

    The Juan Williams treatment: five other ousted media personalities

    As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.

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  • Juan Williams fired: pitfalls of the 'insta-opinion' age

    Juan Williams fired: pitfalls of the 'insta-opinion' age

    Journalists like Juan Williams, fired Wednesday, are laboring under increasing demands to share their personality and opinion while at the same time abiding by traditional ethics rules.

  • The Juan Williams treatment: five other ousted media personalities

    The Juan Williams treatment: five other ousted media personalities

    As NPR's Juan Williams learned when he was fired Thursday for comments that were taken to be anti-Muslim, the axe is swift to fall when media personalities speak out on controversial topics. Here is his story and those of five others recently ousted for voicing unpopular views.

  • Octavia Nasr fired by CNN over tweet

    Octavia Nasr tweeted about the passing of Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah. She was a senior editor at CNN, in charge of the cable network's Middle East coverage.