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Former MSNBC Anchor Nabs A New Gig

Posted 03.19.2012 | Media

Local news viewers and passengers riding in NBC taxi cabs may have noticed a familiar face sitting in the anchor chair. Former MSNBC anchor Contess...

2011 Departures: Media Figures Who Stepped Down And Signed Off

Posted 12.28.2011 | Media

2011 was a year of big shake-ups in television news and print journalism. The year was barely a month in when Keith Olbermann abruptly left MSNBC in J...

Contessa Brewer OUT As MSNBC Anchor

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE, 8/26: Contessa Brewer officially announced Friday that she was stepping down from the MSNBC anchor chair. ORIGINAL STORY: Contessa Brewer w...

WATCH: MSNBC's Contessa Brewer Stunned As Her Pregnancy Is Outed Live On Air

Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer is pregnant with her first child--but if Martin Bashir hadn't surprised her by talking about the pregnancy live on air on...

Jason Linkins

MSNBC's Francis, Brewer Spar With Panicked Gregg Over Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There were fireworks this afternoon as Contessa Brewer and Melissa Francis interviewed deficit peacock Senator Judd Gregg (R-N.H.). Gregg, as you kno...

Contessa Brewer Calls Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer had an embarrassing slip-up Wednesday afternoon when she introduced Jesse Jackson by calling him Al Sharpton. "Joining me now...

Dylan Ratigan: "Girls Don't Throw That Well, Generally" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Peter Drivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Thursday morning's episode of MSNBC's "Morning Meeting", host Dylan Ratigan and Contessa Brewer discussed President Obama's much-talked-about first...

Jason Linkins

Contessa Brewer Steamed By Palin Defender: You're Insulting Me, "Cut His Mic"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer on Wednesday hosted John Ziegler, documentary filmmaker and professional Sarah Palin-supporter, for another one of those verti...

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer Dives Into Urban Gardening (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Contessa Brewer: MSNBC anchor and enthusiastic urban farming neophyte. She wanted to learn how to grow her own food, so she took a crack at it and ...

MSNBC's Slippery Fishing Expedition

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen C. Rose

MSNBC, for taking a tempest in a teapot and trying to gin up a coup, a further slide down an already slippery slope.

MSNBC Anchors Erupt Over Miss California Press Conference: "Can I Vomit Right Now?" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC anchors David Shuster, Contessa Brewer, and Tamron Hall erupted in what the network characterized as a "feisty" discussion over Miss California ...

Yes, There Are Racists in the GOP

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Boyce

There is a segment of the GOP that brings a racist attitude to the immigration debate, and it's made up of House members, not marginal figures in the Party.

Jason Linkins

MSNBC Takes Michele Bachmann's "Youth Re-Education Camp" Seriously

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At what point does the uptick in incidences of Michele Bachmann saying crazypants nonsense in front of reporters graduate from political-cultural oddi...

The GOP Is an Edsel: Roy Sekoff Discusses Michael Steele with Contessa Brewer, Carlos Watson and Matt Lewis on MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Contessa Brewer Pushes Pat Buchanan On Who'll Lead The GOP (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) kicked off its three-day agenda Thursday morning in Washington, DC. The overwhelming question abou...

Travis The Chimp Victim Leslie Mostel-Paul Speaks To MSNBC (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It appears that Charla Nash wasn't Travis the Chimp's only victim. Nash now lays in a hospital bed without her eyes, nose and part of her jaw. Leslie...

Jason Linkins

Contessa Brewer Wins Latest Round Of "Stump Tucker Bounds"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another day, another opportunity for a teevee news anchor to play, and subsequently win, a round of Stump Tucker Bounds!

Jason Linkins

McCain's Surge Gaffe Actually Acknowledged On MSNBC

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A perfect example of how badly the media muddies the water when it comes to the Iraq War occurred in the late morning on MSNBC. At around 11:40, Cont...

Green Burials Segment On MSNBC Teaches You How To "Die Green"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This afternoon on MSNBC, as part of their "Green is Universal Earth Week" coverage, Contessa Brewer anchored a segment on green burials, environmental...

MSNBC Anchor Caught Applying Lipstick Mid-Segment

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When the tape began to roll on a segment about Rudy Giuliani's security detail, MSNBC's Contessa Brewer, naturally, thought she had time to squeeze in...