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Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 01/30/2014

MSNBC fires staffer after new controversy

Network boss is reportedly extremely angry about recent missteps.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:46 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martin Bashir, Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014

RNC bans staff from MSNBC barring apology from boss

RNC boss fed up with anti-conservative incidents on cable network.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MSNBC, Phil Griffin, Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee, Sean Spicer

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Fox News host: Was Bashir’s resignation ‘enough’?

What more does Elisabeth Hasselbeck want?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Martin Bashir, MSNBC, Phil Griffin, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 11/07/2013

MSNBC’s Sharpton insisted on an activist clause

Stopping his civil-rights work was not negotiable.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:02 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Alec Baldwin to host MSNBC Friday night talk show

Culture, current events on the agenda.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:33 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alec baldwin, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013

MSNBC says it doesn't comment on Pew reports (but it has!)

MSNBC wants no piece of that Pew Center study on media, which found that MSNBC was tilted massively toward opinion and commentary.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, MSNBC, Pew research center, Phil Griffin

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 03/14/2013

MSNBC boss: 'I don't care' about media reaction on Schultz

MSNBC President Phil Griffin is casting his lot with 'smart."

By Erik Wemple  |  07:18 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Schultz, MSNBC, Phil Griffin

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Media news derivatives: Feb. 27

By Erik Wemple  |  09:19 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rupert murdoch, the Sun, phil Griffin, brian stelter, wikileaks, jeff sonderman, washington post, ipad