Clip: TYT Weighs In On Melissa Harris-Perry/MSNBC split

The Young Turks Power Panel weighed in on the latest bad decision from MSNBC: Isolating Melissa Harris Perry and causing her to be driven from her weekend show.

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Harris-Perry said her show was essentially taken from her, preempted by election coverage on which she was conspicuously absent.

Here is the reality: our show was taken — without comment or discussion or notice — in the midst of an election season. After four years of building an audience, developing a brand, and developing trust with our viewers, we were effectively and utterly silenced. Now, MSNBC would like me to appear for four inconsequential hours to read news that they deem relevant without returning to our team any of the editorial control and authority that makes MHP Show distinctive.

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Harris-Perry is among a number of liberal hosts who have seen their shows canceled at MSNBC, especially since Comcast took ownership. They include Joy-Ann Reid, Ed Schultz, Keith Olbermann, and Cenk Uygur, host of the biggest online news network, The Young Turks, whose commentary you just listened to.