Cenk Uygur Press Conference: I Left MSNBC So I Could Tell the Truth

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In lieu of a weeknight hosting gig, MSNBC offered Uygur what he says was a lucrative contract for a weekend show plus punditry on the channel's week-night programs -- a deal he turned down. Uygur, who also hosts the Web-based video program, 'The Young Turks,' says he walked away from MSNBC because he felt it more important to be able to be truthful with his audience. Network executives, he said, had asked him to tone down his aggressive interviewing style.

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