Tag Archives: MSNBC

Grace Under Democracy

MSNBC recently added a new show to its line-up with the addition of Melissa Harris-Perry on their Saturday programming. Harris-Perry is another uber smart female in the same vein as Rachel Maddow that MSNBC has been taking a chance on. … Continue reading

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MSNBC vs. Fox; Who’s Smarter?

I thought I would do a little background research to see if education had an influence on ¬†reporting in the media narrative. MSNBC is generally considered to be the liberal cable station (though I would argue that they are the … Continue reading

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New Respect for Martin Bashir

Never been a fan of MSNBC’s Martin Bashir. He used to interject a lot religious overtones on ABC’s Nightline that I didn’t agree with. But lately I’ve been warming up to his commentary. He still makes an occasional religious reference … Continue reading

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Do Sunday Talk Shows Have More Conservative Guests?

Talk shows are accustomed to notoriously short lead times to respond to current events with appropriate guests but they had plenty of time to get White House staff or related people on their shows to discuss the ramifications of going … Continue reading

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Yassuh, Boss. Whatevuh You Sez.

Pretty offensive title, eh? The accompanying photo is also illustrative of just how short of time ago it was when we regarded African Americans as second rate citizens. Al Jolson, a white musician, made a living portraying African Americans (called … Continue reading

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Good Night and Good Luck

MSNBC abruptly announced on Friday that Countdown with Keith Olbermann¬†was being cancelled and that the network and Mr. Olbermann were parting ways. This was no small decision as Keith had two years left on his contract reportedly worth $14 million. … Continue reading

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Should the FCC Silence the Noise?

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) voiced a criticism today of partisan cable TV. “There’s a little bug inside of me which wants to get the FCC to say to FOX and to MSNBC: ‘Out. Off. End. Goodbye.’,” he said. “It would … Continue reading

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