That Joe and Mika New York Magazine Cover Is Why Everyone Hates the Media
Once upon a time, the greatest sin journalists could commit was to make themselves a part of the story. On Sunday, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski did just that, soaking up the fluorescent spotlight on the cover of …
Montage: Ten Reasons MSNBC Should Have Fired Harris-Perry before Now
Sunday’s news that MSNBC is officially severing ties with host Melissa Harris-Perry raised a question: What took so long? (In fairness, if her ratings are any indication, it’s possible NBC execs were simply unaware the show existed.)
On Friday Harris-Perry …
MSNBC Demotes Al Sharpton to Sunday Morning
Soon it really will be the Rachel Maddow Network. Via Hollywood Reporter:
MSNBC is moving reverend and talk-show host Al Sharpton’s PoliticsNation to Sundays, network president Phil Griffin said in a memo on Wednesday. Its last weekday airing will …
MSNBC Guest Asks Representative Elise Stefanik if Colleagues Treat Her Like ‘That Girl’
During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Tuesday, Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY), the newly minted youngest member of congress, was asked if she is treated by her colleagues as the congresswoman she is “as opposed to that girl.”
Even MSNBC has its limits — so learned Jamilah Lemieux earlier this week, when she crossed the rhetorical line on the network’s afternoon program Now with Alex Wagner. Responding to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s remark that he …
Rarely has a prince so keenly disappointed his trumpeters. It was announced yesterday that MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow, once the sparkle-eyed wunderkind who would lead the network into broad, sunlit uplands, will be stripped of his show. His time there, …
Brookings Survey: The Most Trusted Name in Television News Is . . . Fox News!
Media analysts frequently describe Fox News Channel and MSNBC as mirror images of each other, one a conservative news channel and the other a liberal one. A Pew study contended the comparison wasn’t quite accurate, as commentary and opinion made …
A Brief Defense of This Town From This Town
The Tuesday edition of the Morning Jolt features a look at some of the potential primary challengers to South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham, Congress waking up and objecting to Obama’s effort to arm the Syrian rebels, and then this hot …
MSNBC: Using the Flag in Political Advertising Is Criminal!
MSNBC’s Martin Bashir goes into high dudgeon, accusing Sarah Palin of violating federal law by displaying the flag on her bus.
“The whole thing could be in breach of a federal law,” he ominously intones. “The United States flag …
It’s Not Trump Who Has Changed, It’s Mika and Joe
“Morning Joe” hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough defended themselves and challenged Trump in a Washington Post opinion piece today, responding to the president’s crude, visceral Twitter attacks on them yesterday.
“We, too, have noticed a change in [Trump’…
Jay, Hugh, ‘Monster Kids,’ Etc.
Our senior editor Jay Nordlinger appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning, and so did our comrade Hugh Hewitt. Jay talks about his new book Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators. Then he, …
MSNBC Axes Three Programs, Including ‘The Ed Show’
MSNBC’s lineup is going to look different soon — the news(ish) network is cancelling “The Cycle,” “Now With Alex Wagner” and “The Ed Show.” Alex Wagner and “Cycle” host Ari Melber are sticking around in MSNBC in some capacity, …
MSNBC’s Touré Has the Taxman on His Case
Touré Neblett, co-host of MSNBC’s The Cycle, owes more than $59,000 in taxes, according to public records reviewed by National Review.
In September 2013, New York issued a state tax warrant to Neblett and his wife, Rita Nakouzi, for $46,862.68. Six months …
Why Does Morning Joe Defy MSNBC’s Disastrous Trend?
Per Charlie’s excellent take on MSNBC’s decline, there’s a sweet ha-ha about Phil Griffin’s lefty business model. Despite all the mandated ideology over at Rockefeller Center, the fact is is that Morning Joe — hosted by …
Michael Brown Protesters Have Shut Down More Traffic Than Chris Christie
While New Jersey governor Chris Christie has been apparently cleared by a Democratic investigation of the September 2013 closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge, America’s white-line nightmare continues.
But, miraculously, the illegal closing of major highways and bridges by …
Announcing a Big Change to NR’s ‘Morning Jolt’
With the big changes coming to the Jolt, here is today’s edition, in its entirety, to bring everyone up to speed#…#
. . . with Jim Geraghty
April 1, 2014
BREAKING NEWS: MSNBC PURCHASES MORNING JOLT NEWSLETTER FROM NATIONAL REVIEW IN SIX-FIGURE DEAL
Priebus on Chris Matthews: ‘He Made the Case for Us.’
Shortly before our chat, Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus held a brief press “gaggle” in the media center, and briefly talked about his exchange with Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” this morning.
(Video can be found at …