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Cenk Uygur

Ex-MSNBC Host Goes After Al Sharpton

Posted 09.24.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur continued his anti-MSNBC tour on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday--and he suggested that he was getting replaced because Al Sharpton, the ma...

Beck's Surprising Reaction To Cenk Uygur Ouster

Posted 09.22.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck had a surprisingly sympathetic reaction to the departure of former MSNBC host Cenk Uygur from the network on his radio show on Thursday. MS...

WATCH: Former MSNBC Host Commiserates With Olbermann

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media

Former MSNBC host Cenk Uygur appeared on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" on Thursday night to talk about his departure from the network. Uygur tol...

Rejecting Lucrative Offer, Cenk Uygur Leaves MSNBC After Being Told to "Act Like An Insider" (VIDEO)

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
Democracy Now!

This is not the first time a journalist has accused MSNBC of applying subtle, yet clear pressure to shape its political programming.

Who's Afraid of Cenk Uygur?

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Did Cenk Uygur stand up for what he believes in -- and what his online audience expects of him -- in the aftermath of his demotion from MSNBC? Sure looks that way. And for that he gets to walk out with his head held very high.

WATCH: Ousted MSNBC Anchor HAMMERS Network

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur--the progressive online talk show host whose brief tenure as an MSNBC anchor ended on Wednesday--tore into the network in a lengthy monolog...

Cenk Uygur Out At MSNBC

Deadline | DAVID LIEBERMAN | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur's run at MSNBC sure was short....

MSNBC's Next Host?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Media

Al Sharpton could be made MSNBC's next host, TVNewser reports. Sharpton has suddenly become a frequent presence behind the anchor desk for the netw...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses Medicare Cuts

Huff TV | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Tuesday on MSNBC to discuss the Democrats' battle against Medicare cuts. "I think it's high time that the Democrats a...

WATCH: MSNBC Host Responds To Limbaugh Mockery

Posted 08.13.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur responded on Friday to Rush Limbaugh's mockery of his name. The MSNBC host was the subject of some schoolyard-level taunting from Limbau...

Limbaugh Mocks MSNBC Host

Posted 08.10.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh mocked MSNBC host Cenk Uygur's name on his Friday show. Uygur was one of the people to talk about Limbaugh's global warming denial th...

It's Not Just the Sex: Why John Edwards Matters

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a question that arises from the John Edwards case: How many other politicians have owed the kind of secret political debt that he did? It wasn't inevitable that Edwards' secret would come out. Other secrets haven't.

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses Budget Negotiations On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared Wednesday on MSNBC to discuss ongoing budget negotiations as well as other topics. Addressing the issue of potential ...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Newt Gingrich On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner spoke Thursday night with MSNBC's Cenk Uygur about Newt Gingrich. MSNBC Political Analyst Richard Wolffe appeared alongside Wag...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Discusses John Boehner On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner spoke with Cenk Uygur Wednesday night on MSNBC to discuss claims about the economy made by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R...

WATCH: HuffPost's Sam Stein Discusses Osama Bin Laden's Death On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared on MSNBC Wednesday night to discuss Osama bin Laden's death with Cenk Uygur. Stein appeared alongside Hisham Melhem of A...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Donald Trump On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner spoke to MSNBC's Cenk Uygur Friday night about Donald Trump. Wagner, discussing controversial comments made by Trump and Rush ...

Weekly Audit: Government Shutdown Averted, But At What Cost?

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama reached an eleventh hour budget deal on Friday night,...

Weekly Pulse: Florida Governor Wants to Drug Test All State Employees

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to force public workers and welfare recipients to undergo...

Cenk Uygur: I Want Fox News To 'Fear Me'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Cenk Uygur is not shy about his goals regarding Fox News, as he revealed in an interview with AlterNet. Uygur, who is filling the 6 PM slot left by E...

Ann Coulter vs. Sarah Palin

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

I am not the least bit bothered by Ann Coulter calling me a "retarded person." But I do know someone who should be steaming mad about this -- Sarah Palin.

Ann Coulter Calls MSNBC Host 'Retarded'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter posted a tweet this week, encouraging followers to watch Republican Christopher Barron be interviewed by a "retar...

New Poll Confirms Country Is Clearly Progressive

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

While they talk about cutting so-called entitlement programs in Washington, the American people have completely different priorities. Their first step to balancing the budget? Raise taxes on the rich.

WATCH: Roy Sekoff Explains How 'Lunatics Are Now Running The Republican Asylum'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

With far-right bloggers hot on the trail of another Barack Obama conspiracy, HuffPost editor Roy Sekoff was under added pressure to break it all down ...

WATCH: Why Doesn't Carlson Call For Palin's Execution, Uygur Asks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Execution is political, Cenk Uygur posited last night. Sitting in as host of 'The Ed Show' on MSNBC, Uygur addressed conservative pundit Tucker Carl...