Mr. Seder’s contract was not renewed after a satirical tweet he wrote about the director Roman Polanski was resurfaced by the right-wing activist Mike Cernovich.

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  • MSNBC reverses course, rehires contributor ousted for Roman Polanski joke
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  • MSNBC Rehires Contributor Sam Seder: ‘Sometimes You Just ...
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    12/8/2017 - 7:42 am | View Website
  • MSNBC Rehires Sam Seder After Stupidly Firing Him for ...
    The Intercept reported Thursday that MSNBC will reverse its decision to end its contract with contributor Sam Seder over a satirical tweet he sent in 2009 that became the focus of a right-wing outrage campaign organized by blogger Mike Cernovich.
    12/7/2017 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • MSNBC Re-Hires Sam Seder; Mike Cernovich Hardest Hit
    Seder and MSNBC were set to part ways when his contributor contract expired next year, with reports indicating the departure had to do with a 2009 tweet from Seder surfaced by the far-right provocateur Mike Cernovich.
    12/7/2017 - 5:56 am | View Website
  • MSNBC reverses course on firing contributor Seder after ...
    MSNBC on Thursday reversed its decision to fire contributor Sam Seder after critics said the network overreacted to right-wing media recirculating an old tweet in which he made a crude joke. “Sometimes you just get one wrong — and that’s what happened here,” MSNBC President Phil Griffin said in a statement announcing Seder’s return.
    12/7/2017 - 5:20 am | View Website
  • MSNBC decides to bring back Sam Seder after controversy
    MSNBC decides to bring back Sam Seder after controversy by Tom Kludt @tomkludt December 7, 2017: 2:24 PM ET In a dramatic reversal, MSNBC has decided to bring back Sam Seder as a contributor, days after the two sides parted ways over an old tweet of Seder's that had drawn right-wing criticism.
    12/7/2017 - 4:51 am | View Website
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