Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: Keillor Says His Firing Was Wrong

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: Keillor Says His Firing Was Wrong

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Keillor says his firing was wrong

Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as "multiple allegations" spanning an extended period against the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host.

In an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Keillor expressed disappointment at the company's response to the allegations.

"I expect to deal with MPR soon to try to fix the enormous mistake they have made by not conducting a full and fair investigation," he said.

Speaking of firings, MSNBC takes Seder back * MSNBC has reversed itself and now says it won't be cutting ties with contributor Sam Seder over a rape joke he made on Twitter eight years ago.

Network president Phil Griffin said on Thursday that "sometimes you just get one wrong and that's what happened here. …

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