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Posts Tagged ‘Neal Tiles’

Why Was MSNBC President Phil Griffin Not Included in the Comcast/NBCU Executive Memo?

After Comcast announced its new senior executive structure for NBC Universal, some inside NBC News and MSNBC have been asking why MSNBC president Phil Griffin wasn’t mentioned. Does Comcast plan to keep him on board once the deal is complete?

Of course, the company says. “Phil’s done a great job at MSNBC and he’ll continue to be President after the close,” a Comcast spokesperson tells TVNewser.

So what happened?

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Is G4′s ‘Real-Life Hurt Locker’ Series Journalism or Exploitation?

G4, the Comcast-owned cable network that targets young men, is launching a new reality series following a real-life Navy explosive ordinance disposal unit.

On her show last Wednesday, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow took the series to task for marketing “war as entertainment.”

But B&C‘s Marisa Guthrie spoke to G4 president Neal Tiles, who makes the show sound much more serious than it is being portrayed in the media:

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