MSNBC Is Gunning for Fox News

Fox News, look out. MSNBC is gunning for you, and network boss Phil Griffin thinks his team has a good shot at a ratings win over the conservative news channel, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Griffin said his goal is to “make up ground with Fox News now that MSNBC has new leadership following Comcast’s […]

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Olbermann and MSNBC’s Failing Relationship: What Went Wrong?

BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – Keith Olbermann was MSNBC’s most popular personality and single-handedly led its transformation to an outspoken, left-leaning cable news network in prime time. Despite that, he often seemed to be walking on a tightrope with his job. Friday night, it snapped. Shocker! Keith Olbermann Out at MSNBC Olbermann returned from […]

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Olbermann Suspended ‘Indefinitely’ By MSNBC Over Campaign Donations

In a stunning move bound to shake up the competitive, combative world of prime-time cable news, MSNBC has suspended Keith Olbermann – its biggest star – following revelations that he contributed money to three democratic campaigns, violating NBC News ethics. MSNBC President Phil Griffin issued a terse statement on Friday: “I became aware of Keith’s […]

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MSNBC News Copying Fox News?

Fox News consistently wins in the ratings war between cable news networks, and competitor MSNBC has taken note — its president Phil Griffin said he wants to follow Fox’s lead. Griffin spoke with the Chicago Tribute, admitting that Fox News chief Roger Ailes has “changed media,” adding that “everybody does news differently because Roger’s changed […]

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