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Dan Abrams

A Cable News Abomination During the Gore/Obama Rally

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

None of the networks turned the sound on for Obama. Viewers were treated to a cavalcade of pundits dissecting the Democrat candidate, but denied the ability to hear him for themselves.

Anchor Deja Vu: Anderson Cooper Mimics Wolf Blitzer's Scott McClellan Interview (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Abrams highlights media foibles on a nightly basis in his segment "Beat the Press." The other night was a brilliant piece highlighting Anderson Co...

Hillary in Limbo

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

While there was talk about how historic it was that an African-American won the nomination of his party, every comment was punctuated by the questions about Hillary.

It's Over! Mostly! La Fin Du Primary Season

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Expect to hear a lot about Charlie Crist, Katherine Sebellius, Jim Webb, Bobby Jindal, Chuck Hagel, Joe Biden, Wes Clark, Tim Kaine, and, thanks to precedent, Jim Johnson -- but for now this is what we noticed from last night's coverage, in no particular order.

Shameful Days: Why Won't The Media Pursue the Pentagon Propaganda Scandal?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The near-complete blackout on the Pentagon propaganda story, self-imposed by the culpable news organizations, is a despicable abdication of their role as a constitutionally protected check on our government. Read More Probing a Political Paradox: Why the Discredited Right Still Sets the Agenda and Dominates the Debate How is it that the 28 percent of the population that continues to support George W. Bush no matter how many bodies pile up in Iraq, how many jobs disappear overseas, or how high gas prices get, continues to dominate our politics? Read More Watch Arianna On: Good Morning America, 20/20, Charlie Rose, Real Time, The Situation Room, AC 360, CNN's Election Center, and MobLogic TV

Fox News Lincoln-Douglas Graphic Shows Frederick Douglass

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hillary Clinton grabbed some headlines this past weekend by challenging Barack Obama to a "Lincoln-Douglas style" debate. Of course, she was referenci...

Roy Sekoff on Hillary Clinton's Win in Pennsylvania, with Dan Abrams, Norah O'Donnell, Catherine Crier, and Pat Buchanan

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV


MSNBC'S Montage Of Political Parodies

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Friday's episode of the "Verdict with Dan Abrams" MSNBC rolled out a montage of the best political parodies of this year's candidates. Internet hit...

What Can You Ask Chelsea Clinton? Rachel Sklar on MSNBC's "Verdict" With Dan Abrams

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

HuffPost media editor Rachel Sklar joins Dan Abrams on his show, "Verdict," to discuss Chelsea Clinton on the campaign trail and whether she's fair ga...

Backwards Day! Wherein We Call Out The Celeb Media For Referring To A Fact As A Rumor

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is a rumor still a rumor once it's been videotaped, replayed on network and cable news, reported everywhere, debated furiously on cable news and in the press and been picked up all over the blogosphere?

"Pimped Out" Resurfaces On MSNBC

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On "Verdict with Dan Abrams" Wednesday night the infamous phrase "pimped out" returned during a discussion of Chelsea Clinton. The panel — whi...

Ka-Pow! "Verdict" With Dan Abrams Starts Tonight, Straight From The Hall Of Justice

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tonight marks the debut of "Verdict," the "new" 9 p.m. show hosted by Dan Abrams that will be very much like the old 9 p.m. show hosted by Dan Abrams,...

Dan Abrams Set To Premiere New Show "Verdict"

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Abrams, attorney and talk show host, is appointing himself judge and jury. The MSNBC commentator is renaming his program "Verdict," and while gue...

Pat Buchanan Loses His Cool During Discussion Of Obama's Race On MSNBC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Things got combative on MSNBC's "Dan Abrams" show Wednesday night during a discussion of Geraldine Ferraro's comments about Barack Obama's race. Pa...

Jason Linkins

Dan Abrams Nails Rep. Jack Kingston On 'Lapel Pin' Hypocrisy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It remains idiotic to suggest that any of the people who are running for president lack the necessary patriotism to do the job, but in this great land...

Griffin Takes Over Daily Oversight Of MSNBC, Abrams Returns To Full-Time Show Hosting

TVNewser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a move that has been widely discussed in industry circles, NBC News Senior Vice President Phil Griffin will soon be assuming day-to-day management ...

MSNBC Names Abrams Permanent 9 P.M. News Host, Scarborough Morning Host

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC said today that Dan Abrams, who has been the host of a 9 p.m. news hour called "Live with Dan Abrams" temporarily since July, will stay in the j...