Tag Archives: MSNBC

MSNBC: Dan Savage Argues Indiana With Hater Ryan Anderson And Michael Steele

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Pew Ranks “Trusted” News Outlets

From the Pew Research report: Those with consistently conservative political values are oriented around a single outlet—Fox News—to a much greater degree than those in any other ideological group: Nearly half (47%) of those who are consistently conservative name Fox News as their main source for government and political news. Far fewer choose any other single source: Local radio ranks …

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MSNBC Flubs Photo Of Ann B. Davis

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MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts Apologizes For Strange Cinco De Mayo Segment

For the last two days right wing sites have been blasting MSNBC for a brief but bizarre Cinco De Mayo segment which featured a sombrero-wearing host swigging from a Corona bottle and rattling a maraca. Today Thomas Roberts issued an apology following a blistering denouncement from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. An excerpt: This is simply the worst example …

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Ed Shultz Slams Right Wing Talkers For Earning Millions From Conservative Groups

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Worst Television Graphic In History?

MSNBC’s graphics editor was, of course, referring to the four BASE jumpers who parachuted from the top of 1 World Trade Center, the news of which has added to already huge scandal regarding lapses in the tower’s security.  But what an unfortunate choice of words. Teabagger sites are exploding with outraged posts that are also laden with plenty of glee …

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Fox News: Most & Least Trusted Network

In a Public Policy Polling survey released today, Fox News tops the list of the most AND least trusted news networks. 35% of Americans say they trust Fox News more than any other TV news outlet, followed by 14% for PBS, 11% for ABC, 10% for CNN, 9% for CBS, 6% each for Comedy Central and MSNBC, and 3% for …

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Reince Preibus: Despite Apology, MSNBC Remains On Probation With The GOP

Via Mediaite: On Thursday, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus demanded that GOP politicians and committee staffers boycott MSNBC after the network sent out a tweet accusing the “rightwing” of being offended by a commercial featuring a biracial family. On Thursday night, Priebus joined Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity where he lauded MSNBC President Phil Griffin for quickly responding …

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GOP Calls For Boycott Of MSNBC, Bans All RNC Staffers From Working With Network
UPDATE: MSNBC Fires Twitter Staffer, Apologizes For Third Time

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has issued a call for a boycott of MSNBC over yesterday’s tweet which suggested that “right wingers” would hate the biracial family featured in a new Cheerios commercial. The tweet was deleted almost immediately and was followed by two tweeted apologies. Via Breitbart: “Until you personally and publicly apologize for this behavior, I have …

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Rachel Maddow Vs. Rep. Tim Huelskamp

If you didn’t catch this craziness last night: A question over the inclusion of Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg at Tuesday’s State of the Union address spiraled into a policy-spanning battle between MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), who accused her of hiding from what his party calls the truth about the Benghazi attack. “This administration …

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Brian Brown Appears On MSNBC

Brian Brown appeared on an MSNBC panel this weekend where he declared that if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage were to make it onto the Indiana ballot, “We’ll see North Carolina all over again.” Josh Barro gets in some good shots.

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Cheering From Teabagistan

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Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC

Sarah Palin has gotten her scalp. Martin Bashir today announced his resignation from MSNBC. Mediaite has his statement: After making an on-air apology, I asked for permission to take some additional time out around the Thanksgiving holiday. Upon further reflection, and after meeting with the President of MSNBC, I have tendered my resignation. It is my sincere hope that all …

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Alec Baldwin Blames Firing On GLAAD And Andrew Sulllivan (Plus Himself)

“Martin Bashir’s on the air, and he made his comment on the air! I dispute half the comment I made If I called him ‘cocksucking maggot’ or a ‘cocksucking motherfucker’… ‘faggot’ is not the word that came out of my mouth. That I know. But you’ve got the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy— Rich Ferraro and Andrew Sullivan—they’re out there, …

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MSNBC Fires Alec Baldwin

Above is the spin from the right-wing New York Post. A spokesman for Baldwin confirms the story but “quibbles” with the word “fired.” (Tipped by JMG reader Todd)

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Palin Accepts Martin Bashir’s Apology

Palin was on Fox News Sunday this morning where she said that she accepts the apology of MSNBC host Martin Bashir. Then she went on with her usual Mama Grizzly routine. “As for the networks condoning those type of statements—because there’s been no punishment of a fella who said these words—that’s hypocrisy, that’s a given, though, when a conservative woman …

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Quote Of The Day – Alec Baldwin

“I’ve loved men in my life. There are some men I’ve loved in my life as much, if not more, than the women in my life. I don’t have a sexual preference for men … but I’ve loved men.  I’ve been in love with about three or four men, as much, if not more, than any woman I’ve loved. I …

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

Palin is really milking this one.

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Palin PAC Writes To MSNBC: Why Haven’t You Disciplined Martin Bashir?

“We would now like to know what disciplinary measures you are taking about Martin Bashir’s appalling statement on his MSNBC show last Friday that someone should defecate and/or urinate in Governor Palin’s mouth because she used the word ‘slavery’ to describe the burden the federal debt will have on future generations of Americans. You fired Don Imus for offensive language …

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Martin Bashir Apologizes To Sarah Palin

On Friday, MSNBC host Martin Bashir suggested that Sarah Palin, who had compared slavery to the national debt, would never truly understand slavery unless she too had someone shit and piss in her mouth, as was done to some slaves. Right wing sites went ballistic and there were many calls for MSNBC to fire Bashir. Today he apologized. An excerpt: …

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