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The Colbert Report Informs More Viewers Than Others

When Stephen Colbert started The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, he stated that his goal was to “feel the news” at his audience, purporting that anyone could read the news to them. According to a new study released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, Colbert’s show has done much more than his initial process. Upon analyzing the …

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Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC Injured in Car Accident

Lawrence O’Donnell is taking several weeks off as host of MSNBC’s The Last Word to recover from injuries he sustained in a taxi accident with his brother while on vacation outside of the U.S., the network said Monday. O’Donnell and his brother, Michael, were both transported back to the United States for treatment. Lawrence went to New York, and Michael was brought to Boston. …

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Ronan Farrow Has Successful MSNBC Debut

Ronan Farrow has been in the headlines quite a bit lately because of some very serious accusations within his family, but the 26-year old is forging a path for himself outside of his family name, and on Monday night he made a successful debut. Farrow is the new face of “Ronan Farrow Daily”, an hour-long show on MSNBC that will …

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Tamron Hall Officially Joins The Today Show Team

Although she’s been working with the Today show for quite some time, NBC just announced that Tamron Hall will officially be part of the team, and she’ll join Natalie Morales, Al Roker, and Willie Geist in the show’s nine o’clock hour. Don Nash, executive producer of the Today show said Hall is the ideal match for the program, because she’s …

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Bill Maher Takes MSNBC And Rachel Maddow To Task

MSNBC and talk show host Bill Maher have been on pretty good terms in the past, and for the most part the liberal cable network has stayed on his good side, unlike their competitors Fox News. But now, Maher is criticizing MSNBC for its coverage of the Chris Christie scandal, “Bridgegate,” and he said the network is mustering up fake …

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MSNBC’s Cheerios Tweet Gets Station in Hot Water

Some might say that MSNBC has been going through a hard time as of late, because in just the past few months, its former anchor Martin Bashir was let go for saying something offensive about Sarah Palin, and a little bit after that, Melissa Harris-Perry was in hot water for saying something about Mitt Romney’s adopted grandson. Well now, the …

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Chris Christie: Is He Going To War With MSNBC?

Strong allegations from Hoboken’s Mayor Dawn Zimmer (D), which aired on MSNBC Saturday morning, had New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) office slamming the network as overtly “partisan.” Zimmer, in an interview with MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki, claims the Governor’s administration withheld millions of dollars in Hurricane Sandy relief money as “leverage” for a redevelopment plan. After Hoboken was badly hit …

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Sarah Palin Blasts Melissa Harris-Perry on Facebook

It’s been over a week now that Melissa Harris-Perry made what some are calling inappropriate remarks about Mitt Romney and his family, however it seems the backlash is only increasing instead of going away. From CNN commentators, to celebrities like Alec Baldwin, a lot of folks continue to chime in about Harris-Perry’s comments, and some have demanded that she lose …

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Melissa Harris-Perry Gives Teary Apology to Romney

After making a few wise cracks about Mitt Romney’s African-American grandchild last week, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry gave a teary apology to him and his family. She chose to acknowledge the wrongdoing at the beginning of her weekly show, right before getting into the other news stories of the day. “Whatever the intent was, the reality that the segment proceeded …

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Melissa Harris-Perry Apologizes for Jokes About Mitt Romney’s Grandson

Another week brings us another TV network that people are threatening to boycott. Melissa Harris-Perry ruffled a few feathers after jokes were made about Mitt Romney’s black grandson on her show. On the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, Harris-Perry showed the family picture Romney posted to his Twitter account during the holidays. In the center of the photo, Romney is …

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Rachel Maddow Interviews Wisconsin’s Mary Burke

Rachel Maddow, a well-known liberal news anchor for MSNBC, who holds a Doctorate in Politics from Oxford, is known for bringing various political figures into the public eye and interviewing them with questions that pertain to the general public. On her prime-time show, “The Rachel Maddow Show,” she has interviewed many famous politicians since the show’s original airing in 2008. …

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Russell Brand Calls Out Unprepared MSNBC Anchors

Russell Brand was interviewed on Monday by the people over at MSNBC, and it didn’t go over well. At all. Most people who are familiar with Brand–or who bother to do any sort of mild research into his comedy acts–know that he’s got a sharp, biting wit paired with a gentle delivery; often, you don’t even know he’s zinged you …

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