Saturday, October 19, 2019

PUNDITS (AND EVERYONE ELSE): ROMNEY WON FIRST TV DEBATE

October 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In the televised presidential debates — going back to the first ones between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon — it’s not so much what a candidate says but how they appear when they say it. And — forget about party affiliations — by that measure Mitt Romney was the John Kennedy of Wednesday night’s debate […]

MSNBC SUSPENDS ED SCHULTZ

May 26, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

MSNBC has suspended another one of its hosts. The Comcast-controlled cable news channel on Tuesday put Ed Schultz on a one-week hiatus without pay for calling conservative commentator Laura Ingraham a “right-wing slut” on his syndicated radio program. MSNBC has a history of suspending its talent for remarks or activities that often aren’t related to […]

CNN: THE TIDAL WAVE TURNS

April 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN has yet to discover a formula for holding on to the viewers who flock to it when disasters strike. With interest in the tumult in Libya fading and with the Japanese nuclear crisis waning, audiences deserted the cable news network and returned to the provocative commentators on Fox and MSNBC. Today’s (Friday) New York […]