Boycott or Not, MSNBC Can’t Have It Both Ways (Updated)

  I totally agree with the author of this article… Daily Banter Updated Below Maybe you’ve heard but MSNBC is once again taking crap for something it said. This morning, impossibly named RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced that the GOP would begin a boycott of the network in response to a tweet fired off from… More Boycott or Not, MSNBC Can’t Have It Both Ways (Updated)

MSNBC’s Phil Griffin Wants Alec Baldwin To ‘Tone Down’ His Twitter Feed

This post may seem trivial but in my opinion,  posting something other than a story about the self-absorbed, media hound Ted Cruz is an improvement… Huffington Post – Media Alec Baldwin is never one to shy away from his emotions, but apparently MSNBC would like him to share them a little less with the public.… More MSNBC’s Phil Griffin Wants Alec Baldwin To ‘Tone Down’ His Twitter Feed

MSNBC’s Collapse Began With The Departure of Keith Olbermann

First let me say that I don’t think MSNBC is “collapsing” as stated.  I will agree that Keith Olbermann was an asset to the network and MSNBC struggled to stay above water for a while. During the 2012 election cycle the network was leading in certain markets.  That distinction dissipated shortly after the 2012 election…… More MSNBC’s Collapse Began With The Departure of Keith Olbermann

What Really Went Wrong For MSNBC, And How To Really Fix It

To paraphrase a famous quote: The reports of MSNBC’s demise are greatly exaggerated.   We’ve seen this before, but in reverse.  Last fall, MSNBC was beating Fox News in certain demographics.  Ratings go up and down and with that thought, there’s no doubt in my mind that MSNBC is here to stay…period. Mediaite There has… More What Really Went Wrong For MSNBC, And How To Really Fix It

Pat Buchanan out indefinitely at MSNBC

The Raw Story Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan has been suspended indefinitely from MSNBC, according to a statement from that network’s President Phil Griffin. An Associated Press article onCBSNews.com blames reaction to Buchanan’s latest book Suicide of a Superpower for his ouster from the cable network, as well as a campaign by the advocacy group,  Color of Change. The former Nixon… More Pat Buchanan out indefinitely at MSNBC

Al Sharpton Officially Named MSNBC Host Of ‘PoliticsNation’

This is surely good news for the Rev. Al.   I, personally thought that the previous host in that time slot,  Cenk Uygur was doing a fine job. We’ll see how long Reverend Al Sharpton lasts in his new MSNBC role.  Here’s wishing him well. Huffington Post Al Sharpton has been officially named the host… More Al Sharpton Officially Named MSNBC Host Of ‘PoliticsNation’

Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

Mediaite In a profile of Rachel Maddow, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reveals how Maddow puts together her nightly show and also gets many comments praising the new “face of a cable network.” With Keith Olbermann gone, MSNBC is clearly looking to Maddow to lead the way and she seems eager to assume the position. MSNBC’s President… More Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

HE’S BAAAAACK…

It’s good to see Keith Olbermann back at his MSNBC desk… Huffington Post Keith Olbermann returned to “Countdown” from his two-day suspension with a bang on Tuesday, sidling into the view of the cameras in front of his empty seat and saying, “this was not a publicity stunt. Of course, if I had known all… More HE’S BAAAAACK…

Keith Olbermann Hoax: Did Tucker Carlson Pose As Olbermann In Emails?

Tucker Carlson doesn’t like Keith Olbermann. He even purchased a website domain entitled http://www.keitholbermann.com.  But that’s just part of the story.  The plot thickens… Huffington Post Did Tucker Carlson perpetrate a hoax by posing as Keith Olbermann in a series of emails? On Tuesday afternoon, a set of emails surfaced on the Philadelphia news site Phawker. Phawker said… More Keith Olbermann Hoax: Did Tucker Carlson Pose As Olbermann In Emails?