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Talking Heads On Cable Say They Understand Baltimore's Poverty From Seeing It Through The Acela's Windows

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

Amtrak's Acela, for a premium, shuttles the media, political and financial elite between Washington and New York. On its way, it cruises past some Bal...

Hillary Clinton and the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

Paul Alexander | Posted 05.25.2015 | Media
Paul Alexander

At her recent press conference at the United Nations, the first question posed to Hillary Clinton, asked by a Turkish reporter, had to do with whether she felt she was being treated differently because she was a woman.

"Talking the Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was about 12 years old, my father and I had The Talk. It was such a traumatic experience that I remember only two things about...

WATCH: Keith Olbermann, The Baseball Historian

Posted 03.01.2013 | Media

Keith Olbermann returned to his roots in a new documentary about the holy grail of baseball cards: the T206 Honus Wagner. Described as a baseball ...

WATCH: Joe And Mika Spread Holiday Cheer

Posted 02.23.2013 | Media

Just ahead of the Christmas holiday, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" debuted its 2012 holiday card on Monday. The "Morning Joe" hosts--including Joe Scarboro...

Election Night with Joe and Mika: How to Get Less Biased News Coverage

92nd Street Y | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Election Night with Joe and Mika took place at 92Y on November 6, 2012. In this clip, the panel featuring Mike Barnicle, Mark Halperin, Jon Meacham an...

Is the Boston Globe for Sale?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 02.19.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

As a longtime observer of the Boston media scene, I'd have to say that Times Co. stewardship has been more positive than negative for the Globe.

Ben Craw

WATCH Joe Scarborough Takes On Newt Gingrich Mosque Comments: 'It's Deplorable, It Is Sick Politics' | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough has devoted much of his program's airtime so far this week to criticizing Newt Gingrich over the former House Speak...

Media, Politics, and Reality

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

The United States functions almost entirely at the media level -- with virtually no regard (I hesitate to say none at all) for the underlying reality supposedly being addressed.

"Morning Joe" Crew Cracks Up Over "Pearl Necklace" Mention (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Peter Drivas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Joe Scarborough, Willie Geist, Chuck Todd, and Harold Ford lost their composure over Mike Barnicle's comment about a "pearl necklace" on "Morning Joe"...

Jason Linkins

Mika Brzezinski, "Morning Joe" Respond To "View" Vibrator Challenge (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The View and Morning Joe have been sparring back and forth on the subject of vibrators, Mika Brzezinski's embarrassment, and Joe Scarborough's pioneering battles over the rights of self-pleasure.

Jason Linkins

Morning Joe Breaks Out Into General Electric Infomercial (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With General Electric's stock price hovering somewhere in the vicinity of seven and a half dollars, the possibility of the company becoming a fully-ow...

Cable News: The Triumph of Neutrality

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

The use of "neutral" content is a cheap and lazy way of filling air time, which is why we see so much of it on the cable news networks.

Jason Linkins

MSNBC Contributor Forced To Disclose Wife's Bank Of America Job (VIDEO) (UPDATED) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems that some mean old emails have requested that Mike Barnicle maybe should preempt his litany of complaints over the plan to cap the executive salaries.

Gay Rights Activist On Hardball, Repeatedly Frustrates Warren Defender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Hardball Monday night (hosted tonight by the insufferable Mike Barnicle, who believes all the LGBTs and allies who are mad at Rick Warren live in o...

Media Gives Thanks: What Media Figures Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's been a year of ups and downs in the media industry, from the thrill of covering the Presidential election to the layoffs hitting almost every maj...

Willie Geist Campaigns For McCain On The Upper West Side, Rejected By New Yorkers (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist set out to find McCain supporters on New York's famously liberal Upper West Side, putting on a McCain-Palin t-shirt...

Mike Barnicle Insults Bloggers: A Bunch Of "Nitwits With Computers"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mike Barnicle, filling in for Chris Matthews on Hardball, took a backhanded swipe at bloggers during a discussion of presidential campaign tactics. B...

Mike Barnicle's Bad Weekend: He Ran Over His Dog

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mike Barnicle capped off a very sad and difficult week with a bad weekend, running over his family's dog just days after saying goodbye to his close f...

Mike Barnicle At Tim Russert Memorial (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mike Barnicle spoke at Tim Russert's memorial service Wednesday afternoon at the Kennedy Center. Watch the speech below (transcript below): Watch ...