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MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow Confuses the NCAA with the NAACP

​Ronan Farrow, the young celebrity who premiered on MSNBC earlier this year with much fanfare, confused the NAACP with the NCAA today in a segment following President Obama’s speech on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

He made the mix-up while introducing a member of his panel, the former president of the organization: “. . . And also Ben Jealous, former head of the NCAA . . . tell me, gentlemen . . . NAACP, I apologize,” a visibly flustered Farrow said.

As the Washington Free Beacon notes, Fox News host Heather Childers was made fun of for confusing the two organizations following the University of Connecticut’s tournament championship win earlier this week, including by left-leaning Mother Jones and MSNBC host Rachel Maddow.

Farrow has struggled seriously in the ratings since his debut, and the rookie host’s delivery hasn’t always been impeccable.


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