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MSNBC's Changes Are Needed, But It Needs to Keep Its Liberal Voice

Larry Atkins | Posted 07.29.2016 | Media
Larry Atkins

In light of the upcoming presidential campaign and a potential Republican president, there is a strong need for a consistent strong liberal voice to even the playing field of advocacy journalism, which reports the news from a biased slant.

CNN Sees Big Jump In Q1 Ratings, But Fox News Still Tops All

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.01.2015 | Media

CNN saw a higher spike in ratings than any other network in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year. The network was up ...

MSNBC's Blunder: Canceling 'The Reid Report'

Richard Fowler | Posted 04.22.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

Ratings are down at MSNBC, and as long as MSNBC invests in the wrong talent, it will stay that way. It is a sad day for informative, intelligent, and progressive news as one of my most favorite hosts, Joy-Ann Reid, gets her 2 p.m. show The Reid Report cancelled.

MSNBC Cancels 'The Reid Report,' 'Ronan Farrow Daily'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media

MSNBC has canceled Ronan Farrow's show, "Ronan Farrow Daily," and Joy Reid's show, "The Reid Report," an MSNBC spokesperson confirmed Thursday with Th...

Rush Limbaugh Pats Himself On The Back For MSNBC's Ratings Troubles

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

There's no need to search for a scapegoat in the wake of MSNBC recording its lowest full-day ratings in roughly 10 years on Tuesday. Rush Limbaugh is ...

Fox News Dominates Cable News Ratings In 2014, MSNBC Tumbles

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2015 | Media

By Rick Kissell LOS ANGELES ( - In a generally overall down year for the cable news genre, Fox News remained the dominant ...

MSNBC Looks To Expand Network Past Washington In 2015

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.29.2014 | Media

MSNBC is looking to "get on the road" and outside the Beltway "a lot more" in 2015, the network's president Phil Griffin announced Monday in his annua...

MSNBC May Cancel 'Ronan Farrow Daily'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.14.2014 | Media

MSNBC might cut Ronan Farrow's afternoon news show after less than a year on the air. Mediaite's Joe Concha, citing a "well-placed source," report...

The Ratings Are In!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media

The killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Israeli airstrikes on Gaza and the continued conflicts between Russia and Ukraine...

CNN: The Accountant Who Runs a News Business

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

MSNBC ratings have been declining for a while, and CNN has been making slight gains in its audience size. Now is not the time to begin "reducing spending," certainly not if you're trying to maximize "growth and profitability."

CNN, MSNBC Have A Mixed July

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media

July was a mixed month for the cable news networks: CNN beat MSNBC in the key demographic during primetime, but MSNBC won in total viewers. MSNBC h...

Joe Scarborough Lashes Out At CNN Over Lousy Ratings

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.30.2014 | Media

MSNBC's lousy month in the ratings prompted a very sharp response from Joe Scarborough about rival network CNN. CNN's wall-to-wall coverage of the ...

CNN Gets Some Great News And Some Lousy News

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media

All of the cable news networks touted victories at the end of March, which marked the close of the year's first ratings quarter. The disappearance ...

January Cable News Ratings Are In

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

January marked the start of a new year for networks, so it's time to take a look at how the shows racked up. "The O'Reilly Factor" was once again a...

CNN Gets Horrible Ratings

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.28.2014 | Media

January 2014 was not a month to remember for CNN. The network is in rebuilding mode, trying to push away from its traditional reliance on breaking ...

CNN Ratings, 11 Months Into the Year It's Still Fox and the Fogies

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the demos you get paid for Fox had 297,000 while the combine had 532,000. Fox News continues to dominate the fogies while MSNBC, CNN and Headline garner the middle aged.


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.15.2013 | Media

When Megyn Kelly got partially beaten by MSNBC in the ratings on the first night of her new show, the network celebrated. When Kelly surged so far ahe...

Alec Baldwin's Ratings Are In

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media

Alec Baldwin got quite a few people to stay "Up Late" with him on Friday. The "30 Rock" star's MSNBC debut began with an hour-long interview with N...

MSNBC, CNN Each Claim Victory

Posted 10.01.2013 | Media

Anyone searching for a nice example of cable news ratings confusion could turn to the dueling press releases sent out by CNN and MSNBC on Tuesday. ...

MSNBC's Experiment Is Working

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.04.2013 | Media

Some good news for Chris Hayes: "All In" scored ratings highs in the first week of MSNBC's new primetime lineup, according to The Hollywood Reporter o...

MSNBC Gets Good News For A Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Media

After months of grim ratings, MSNBC finally got some decent news in August. The network beat CNN in primetime in both total viewers (545,000 to 467...

Chris Hayes Admits His Ratings Are 'Bad'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.26.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Chris Hayes conceded that his ratings have been "bad" in an interview with The New Yorker published on Monday. The magazine ran a lengthy f...

CNN Touts Growth

Posted 08.23.2013 | Media

CNN is pretty happy about its performance this summer. In a report on Wednesday, Turner Broadcasting touted the network's ratings growth in recent mon...

WATCH: Chris Matthews' Plea With Viewers

Posted 08.26.2013 | Media

Chris Matthews closed out his Monday MSNBC show with a plea to viewers. In light of the news that MSNBC decided to move Ed Schultz back to weekday...

WATCH: Alex Wagner Rips RNC Chairman

Posted 08.16.2013 | Media

On Alex Wagner's Friday show, the MSNBC host and panel weighed in on the RNC's decision to not partner with CNN and NBC due to the networks' upcoming ...