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MSNBC President Phil Griffin Seeks Expansion Outside The Beltway - Posted December 29, 2014
According to the LA Times, MSNBC president Phil Griffin voiced his desire to expand the channel's programming and new... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Seeks Expansion Outside The Beltway - Posted December 29, 2014
According to the LA Times, MSNBC president Phil Griffin voiced his desire to expand the channel's programming and new... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Seeks Expansion Outside The Beltway - Posted December 29, 2014
According to the LA Times, MSNBC president Phil Griffin voiced his desire to expand the channel's programming and news coverage... [FishbowlDC]

Former WH Staffer Gets Nod as MSNBC VP of Communications - Posted November 21, 2014
Rachel Racusen was named the new VP of communications for MSNBC this morning. Beginning December 8, Rachel will replace Lauren Skowronski, who was prom... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former WH Staffer Gets Nod as MSNBC VP of Communications - Posted November 21, 2014
Rachel Racusen was named the new VP of communications for MSNBC this morning. Beginning December 8, Rachel will replace Lauren Skowronski, who was prom... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Names Former White House Staffer as VP of Communications - Posted November 21, 2014
Today MSNBC announced the hiring of Rachel Racusen as its new VP of communications. Racusen, who will handle comms and media strategy while partnering with editorial and business leads at the network, will also serve as MSNBC's primary spokesperson moving forward. Earlier this month, ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 10.2.14 - Posted October 2, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY NY Times to Cut 100 Newsroom Jobs ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 10.2.14 - Posted October 2, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY NY Times to Cut 100 Newsroom Jobs ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC and NowThis News Partner for 15-Second Videos - Posted April 14, 2014
TV News is becoming more Vine-like by the day, as MSNBC and video start-up NowThis News announced a joint video partnership called "15 Seconds To Truth" today. The short news videos will air on MSNBC's digital, social, and mobile platforms, while also airing on TV... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Lawsuit Against Ed Schultz Can Move Forward - Posted April 6, 2014
A lawsuit against MSNBC host Ed Schultz can go forward, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. ... [AllTwitter]

MSNBC Going 'Deep Web' With Vocativ Partnership - Posted February 24, 2014
MSNBC is adding to the growing trend of TV news networks getting social, as the network announced a partnership with digital news startup Vocativ around the premiere of its millennial targ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Ronan Farrow Wants to Shake Things Up - Posted October 16, 2013
Ronan Farrow, the famed activist son of Mia Farrow and ?, is joining the cast of MSNBC. He'll have a one-hour weekday program that will begin in 2014. MSNBC Prez ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ronan Farrow Wants to Shake Things Up - Posted October 16, 2013
Ronan Farrow, the famed activist son of Mia Farrow and ?, is joining the cast of MSNBC. He'll have a one-hour weekday program that will begin in 2014. MSNBC Prez ... [FishbowlNY]

Ronan Farrow Wants to Shake Things Up - Posted October 16, 2013
Ronan Farrow, the famed activist son of Mia Farrow and ?, is joining the cast of MSNBC. He'll have a one-hour weekday program that will begin in 2014. MSNBC Prez ... [FishbowlDC]

A Book Party for Chris Matthews - Posted September 27, 2013
Look for MSNBC President Phil Griffin at a network-hosted book party for Chris Matthews on October 15. Matthews' new book is Tip and the Gipper: When ... [FishbowlDC]

A Book Party for Chris Matthews - Posted September 27, 2013
Look for MSNBC President Phil Griffin at a network-hosted book party for Chris Matthews on October 15. Matthews' new book is Tip and the Gipper: When ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Book Party for Chris Matthews - Posted September 27, 2013
Look for MSNBC President Phil Griffin at a network-hosted book party for Chris Matthews on October 15. Matthews' new book is Tip and the Gipper: When ... [FishbowlNY]

'Hardball' Leaves 5 p.m. Slot - Posted August 19, 2013
Make way for Ed Schultz. The blustery MSNBC host moves from the dungeons of weekend duty to 5 p.m. weekdays, which is normally reserved for the first edition of "Hardball" followed by a repeat at 7 p.m. Now "Hardball" will be only at 7 p.m. The anno... [FishbowlDC]

MRC's Prez Despises NBC - Posted April 4, 2012
Considering Media Research Center President Brent Bozell last month called for the resignations of MSNBC's Al Sharpton and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MRC's Prez Despises NBC - Posted April 4, 2012
Considering Media Research Center President Brent Bozell last month called for the resignations of MSNBC's Al Sharpton and ... [FishbowlNY]

Incest Desk: Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson Uncovers Media Matters in Bed With White House, MSNBC and Certain Scribes - Posted February 12, 2012
Late Sunday night, The Daily Caller published its first story in what will be an investigative series abo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Incest Desk: Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson Uncovers Media Matters in Bed With White House, MSNBC and Certain Scribes - Posted February 12, 2012
Late Sunday night, The Daily Caller published its first story in what will be an investigative series abo... [FishbowlNY]

Pat Buchanan May Not Return to MSNBC - Posted January 7, 2012
The NYT's Bill Carter, covering MSNBC's panel this morning at the Winter TCA, reports political analyst ... [FishbowlLA]

Happy 15th Birthday MSNBC! - Posted July 8, 2011
MSNBC President Phil Griffin and wife, Kory Apton Former Democratic PA Gov. Ed Rendell... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy 15th Birthday MSNBC! - Posted July 8, 2011
MSNBC President Phil Griffin and wife, Kory Apton Former Democratic PA Gov. Ed Rendell... [FishbowlNY]

8 Journalists Who Were Fired for Tweeting, Part 2 - Posted May 25, 2011
To paraphrase Liz Heron, the social media editor at the New York Times, a good rule of thumb when it comes to reporters using social media is don't be stupid. But looking at the number of people fired for tweeting, it's clear Heron's advice is easier said... [10,000 Words]

Palin and Cee Lo Create Spectacle at MSNBC After Party - Posted May 3, 2011
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Spike Lee Directs New MSNBC Ads - Posted April 25, 2011
MSNBC debuted new "Lean Forward" ads today featuring the network's four primetime hosts: Chris Matthews, Lawrence O'Donnell, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Spike Lee Directs New MSNBC Ads - Posted April 25, 2011
MSNBC debuted new "Lean Forward" ads today featuring the network's four primetime hosts: Chris Matthews, Lawrence O'Donnell, ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC's WHCD Party Lands at Embassy of Italy - Posted April 4, 2011
It begins... [caption id="attachment_35275" align="alignleft" width="197" caption="Embassy of Italy "][/caption] MSNBC and Phil Griffin officially kicked off prom season this evening with th... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's WHCD Party Lands at Embassy of Italy - Posted April 4, 2011
It begins... [caption id="attachment_35275" align="alignleft" width="197" caption="Embassy of Italy "][/caption] MSNBC and Phil Griffin officially kicked off prom season this evening with th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MSNBC's WHCD Party Lands at Embassy of Italy - Posted April 4, 2011
It begins... [caption id="attachment_35275" align="alignleft" width="197" caption="Embassy of Italy "][/caption] MSNBC and Phil Griffin officially kicked off prom season this evening with th... [FishbowlNY]

Philly Inquirer Goes Easy on Matthews - Posted March 28, 2011
Sure, it's his hometown paper. But did the Philadelphia Inquirer's Bob Fernandez have to make things so cushy for MSNBC's Chris Matthews in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Philly Inquirer Goes Easy on Matthews - Posted March 28, 2011
Sure, it's his hometown paper. But did the Philadelphia Inquirer's Bob Fernandez have to make things so cushy for MSNBC's Chris Matthews in ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Launches Rachel Maddow HD iPad App - Posted January 11, 2011
Rachel Maddow is really moving up in the world: In addition to her own television show on MSNBC, she now has an ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Olbermann Suspension Lifted - Posted November 7, 2010
That was fast. In a statement sent by NBC's Jeremy Gaines, MSNBC President Phil Griffin declares "Countdown" Host Keith Olbermann's suspension over. The release: STATEMENT REGARDING KEITH OLBERMANN - SUNDAY, NOV. 7 From Phil Griffin,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Olbermann Suspension Lifted - Posted November 7, 2010
That was fast. In a statement sent by NBC's Jeremy Gaines, MSNBC President Phil Griffin declares "Countdown" Host Keith Olbermann's suspension over. The release: STATEMENT REGARDING KEITH OLBERMANN - SUNDAY, NOV. 7 From Phil Griffin,... [FishbowlNY]

Inside the Mindset of MSNBC Branding - Posted October 12, 2010
So just how does MSNBC get its branding ideas? We have stockpiled the following bits of evidence of how the network's mindset works. 1. Howard Kurtz from WaPo Monday: "MSNBC has a new slogan -- "Lean Forward" -- that has skeptics wondering what the netw... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Inside the Mindset of MSNBC Branding - Posted October 12, 2010
So just how does MSNBC get its branding ideas? We have stockpiled the following bits of evidence of how the network's mindset works. 1. Howard Kurtz from WaPo Monday: "MSNBC has a new slogan -- "Lean Forward" -- that has skeptics wondering what the netw... [FishbowlNY]

Lawrence O Goes Full-Time on MSNBC With His Own Show - Posted June 15, 2010
<img alt="lawrence-odonnell-1-sized.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/lawrence-odonnell-1-sized.jpg" width="242" class="alignright" hspace="3" vspace="3"/ Lawrence O'Donnell will host a new weeknight primetime hour on MSNBC, the network's President Phil Griffin ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lawrence O Goes Full-Time on MSNBC With His Own Show - Posted June 15, 2010
<img alt="lawrence-odonnell-1-sized.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/lawrence-odonnell-1-sized.jpg" width="242" class="alignright" hspace="3" vspace="3"/ Lawrence O'Donnell will host a new weeknight primetime hour on MSNBC, the network's President Phil Griffin ... [FishbowlNY]

Lawrence O'Donnell Gets His Own Show - Posted June 15, 2010
Lawrence O'Donnell, pictured on the left with FBLA editor Tina Dupuy, some mystery guy and failed ... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann's Potential Veto Seating Power at WHCA - Posted April 21, 2010
The White House Correspondents' Dinner could potentially get really uncomfortable next weekend at the MSNBC tables, particularly if hosts Keith Olbermann and Donny Deutsch are in the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Olbermann's Potential Veto Seating Power at WHCA - Posted April 21, 2010
The White House Correspondents' Dinner could potentially get really uncomfortable next weekend at the MSNBC tables, particularly if hosts Keith Olbermann and Donny Deutsch are in the ... [FishbowlNY]

Deutsch Creating Bad Blood at MSNBC - Posted April 21, 2010
We're hearing that Donny Deutsch is on rocky terms this week with MSNBC because he put up Host Keith Olbermann's face when talking about the Tea Party Movement (which recently protested... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Deutsch Creating Bad Blood at MSNBC - Posted April 21, 2010
We're hearing that Donny Deutsch is on rocky terms this week with MSNBC because he put up Host Keith Olbermann's face when talking about the Tea Party Movement (which recently protested... [FishbowlNY]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlNY]

Cosby's "About Our Children" Airs on MSNBC Last Night from Howard University - Posted September 21, 2009
Bill Cosby was in town this weekend-- spotted by Politico having dinner with Chris Matthews ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cosby's "About Our Children" Airs on MSNBC Last Night from Howard University - Posted September 21, 2009
Bill Cosby was in town this weekend-- spotted by Politico having dinner with Chris Matthews ... [FishbowlNY]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 03.30.09 - Posted March 30, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 70 covering the Obama administration and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 03.30.09 - Posted March 30, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 70 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.26.09 - Posted January 26, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 01.26.09 - Posted January 26, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.30.08 - Posted October 30, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 10.30.08 - Posted October 30, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Mu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Mu... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.14.08 - Posted July 14, 2008
Good morning, Washington. Above, Adam Verdugo makes his television debut. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 07.14.08 - Posted July 14, 2008
Good morning, Washington. Above, Adam Verdugo makes his television debut. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlNY]

Imus Snipping Back At Sharpton? - Posted April 12, 2007
Barely 12 hours after being fired from MSNBC... 6:12 AM: On Imus' radio program (no longer simulcast on MSNBC) this morning, Chris Carlin, who covers sports for the program, discussed yesterday's dismissal of charges against the Duke lacrosse players. (rough transcript) DON IMUS: When will Al Sharpton be apologizing to them? (LAUGHTER) CARLIN: I'm unaware of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Imus Snipping Back At Sharpton? - Posted April 12, 2007
Barely 12 hours after being fired from MSNBC... 6:12 AM: On Imus' radio program (no longer simulcast on MSNBC) this morning, Chris Carlin, who covers sports for the program, discussed yesterday's dismissal of charges against the Duke lacrosse players. (rough transcript) DON IMUS: When will Al Sharpton be apologizing to them? (LAUGHTER) CARLIN: I'm unaware of... [FishbowlNY]

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