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I'm So Really, Truly Sorry: The 24-Hour Apology Cable Channel

Spencer Green | Posted 03.11.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

MONDAY 8:00am -- Sincere or Insincere: Biochemically Analyzing Melissa Harris-Perry's Tears 1:00pm -- Learning How to Pre-Apologize for Something St...

Why Megyn Kelly Needs To Apologize

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
Andy Ostroy

Well Megyn, clearly we liberals have a different sense of humor than you conservatives. We find nothing funny about a white, blond Fox News anchor staring into a camera and unequivocally asserting to black children that Jesus and Santa Claus are white. The "humor" is lost on us.

Alec Baldwin Defends Martin Bashir

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.05.2013 | Media

Alec Baldwin defended his fellow former MSNBC host Martin Bashir following Bashir's resignation over the controversy surrounding his comments about Sa...

Palin Reacts To Resignation Of MSNBC Anchor After Shocking Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) weighed in on the resignation of Martin Bashir, the MSNBC host who suggested someone should defecate in her mouth w...

MSNBC Host RESIGNS After Horrible Comments

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media

Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC following weeks of controversy over his incendiary comments about Sarah Palin, he announced in an email posted b...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Sarah Palin Accepts Apology For Martin Bashir's 'Vile, Evil Comments' | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said Sunday she accepted MSNBC host Martin Bashir's apology for derogatory remarks he made about her last week afte...

Joe Scarborough Calls Out Martin Bashir Over 'Deplorable' Comments

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.21.2013 | Media

Joe Scarborough called out his fellow MSNBC host Martin Bashir over Bashir's controversial comments about Sarah Palin. Bashir recently came under ...

Palin Cancels NBC Interview After MSNBC Host's Gross Remarks

Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID BAUDER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has cancelled a planned interview with NBC's Matt Lauer at her home in Alaska i...

Manufacturing Outrage: Learning from Sarah Palin and Martin Bashir

Chris Sosa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Chris Sosa

Polemic sells. I've made a profit off it for years, and I'm not sorry. But while some of it may be thoughtful or amusing, we must recognize inflammatory speech as nothing more than a rhetorical vessel and stop allowing it to dominate our entire discourse.

MSNBC Host Apologizes For Gross Comments

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media

Martin Bashir apologized on Monday for his recent comments about Sarah Palin. On Friday, he reacted to Palin's remarks about slavery by describing...

Alan Grayson Accuses MSNBC Host Of 'Collaborating' With Tea Party After Being Grilled On KKK Analogy

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) continued to stand by his recent comparison of the tea party to the Ku Klux Klan on Friday, during an MSNBC interview that ...

PHOTO: MSNBC's Embarrassing Gaffe

Posted 08.14.2013 | Media

MSNBC experienced a geography fail during Martin Bashir's show on Tuesday. Correspondent Kristen Welker was discussing President Obama's upcoming ...

WATCH: MSNBC Host's Outrageous Comments About N-Word

Posted 08.05.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Martin Bashir alleged on Wednesday that Republicans have been using the IRS scandal as a racial dog whistle against President Obama, akin to d...

WATCH: Ann Coulter Doubles Down

Posted 04.12.2013 | Media

Ann Coulter defended her controversial joke about Meghan McCain's murder during a Thursday appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show. Earlier this...

WATCH: MSNBC Host Tears Into Margaret Thatcher

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Chuck Todd and Martin Bashir seemed to be on two different planets when it came to discussing the legacy of the late Margaret Thatcher. Tha...

Brain Tumor Kept MSNBC Host Off Show

Posted 01.22.2013 | Media

Martin Bashir was away from his MSNBC show on Friday because of health problems related to his brain tumor, he revealed over the weekend. In 2008,...

WATCH: MSNBC's 9 Wildest Moments Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

After posting the 9 Wildest Things Fox News Said In 2012, many of you wrote to us asking if we'd make a compilation of MSNBC's wildest moments, too. ...

Michael Calderone

Will MSNBC Hold Obama Accountable In Second Term? | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK –- MSNBC President Phil Griffin labels his network's sensibility as progressive, but the cable news channel could also be described these d...

WATCH: MSNBC Host Experiences Technical Difficulties

Posted 09.24.2012 | Media

A technical glitch forced Martin Bashir's MSNBC show to cut to a commercial break on Monday. The panel was discussing health care when the sound w...

WATCH: MSNBC Host Kicks Republican Guest Off Show

Posted 08.24.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Martin Bashir grew heated rather quickly on his show Thursday afternoon. Bashir interviewed Republican strategist Trey Hardin and asked him...

Princess Diana's Legacy Lives On

Liz Smith | Posted 09.30.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

It seems like only yesterday we were stunned, sitting mouths agape as news of Diana's death dominated every hour, every second of the news. Cable outlets were still fairly new, and it was wall-to-wall. But even the three primetime networks abandoned all programming.

Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.10.2012 | Media

After three years on the job, MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan is leaving his TV spot. The New York Times reported on Sunday that Ratigan will depart from...

Dylan Ratigan Reportedly Leaving MSNBC

New York Times | Posted 06.10.2012 | Media

Dylan Ratigan, the opinionated and sometimes hotheaded television host, is leaving MSNBC, the cable channel where he has worked for the last three yea...

WATCH: Paul Krugman Wonders If Republican Leaders Are 'Manchurian Candidates'

Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Appearing on "Martin Bashir" Friday afternoon, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said that Republican leaders' economic policy is so destructive t...

MSNBC Guest Confronts Martin Bashir: Network's Coverage Has Led To 'Death Threats'

Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

Martin Bashir had an extremely contentious exchange with lawyer Mark Holden on Thursday, when Holden alleged that MSNBC's coverage has led to death th...