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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014

State of the Union 2014: MSNBC, Fox News watched entirely different speeches

On one network, the speech was ‘masterful’; on another, ‘oversold’

By Erik Wemple  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Charles Krauthammer, Chris Matthews, Fox News, george will, MSNBC, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Cable news hosts write on sex and love

What can possibly tie together an unruly class of literature?

By Erik Wemple  |  05:16 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Sharpton, Bill O'Reilly, CNN, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, MSNBC, Piers Morgan

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 10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Media news derivatives: Aug. 3

A roundup of media stories for Aug. 3.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al sharpton, dressage, nbc, olympics, harry reid, greta van susteren, mathew ingram, ipad, The Daily, Huffington

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Al Sharpton and MSNBC’s activist TV

The civil rights agitator-cum-television host has hopped back and forth across that line in recent weeks.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  the rev. al sharpton, msnbc, trayvon martin, sybrina fulton, tracy martin, benjamin crump

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 02/01/2012

News media derivatives: Feb. 1

For Feb. 1.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:26 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, rachel maddow, wolf blitzer, yahoo, al sharpton, mark plotkin, cbs, eric cantor