Media critics have blasted MSNBC host Joy Reid and her defenders in the wake of her muddled response to homophobic posts on her old blog, calling her claims of being hacked “implausible,” “bizarre,” and reminiscent of those from former New York congressman Anthony Weiner.
Several female staffers at NBC News said they “felt forced” to sign a “women’s letter” defending veteran news anchor Tom Brokaw against sexual harassment allegations, according to a new report.
MSNBC’s long-running “This Is Why You Watch” promos are perfect but not in a way the left-leaning cable channel might hope: No campaign could better sum up this channel’s snobbery and self-congratulation.
Actor Jason Clarke, who stars as Senator Ted Kennedy in the new film “Chappaquiddick,” said liberal cable news programs were ignoring the film about the scandal in which Kennedy abandoned the scene of an accident, leaving his passenger to drown.
Fox News Channel remained unrivaled in cable news in February, beating out top competitors CNN and MSNBC in average viewership for the 20th straight month.
Drinking while watching MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show led to death threats against Republicans Mitch McConnell and Scott Pruitt that sparked an FBI investigation.