Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Journo-Tweeters Of The World, Unite!

This week’s WSJ Friday Journal section features an Oscar-themed front page piece: I’d Like to Thank My Twitter Followers With a slate of small, arty movie nominees and an old-school host who is more reliable than buzzy, this year’s Academy … Continue reading

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Rep. Paul Does An End-Ron At GOP Presidential Caucuses

Verrrry interesting segment from MSNBC’s irrepressible Rachel Maddow:   Apparently Ron Paul zealots are hanging around at caucuses longer than other GOP presidential primary candidates’ supporters, thereby locking up delegates at a rate unnoted by the mainstream media. Which means … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Jumps The Zuccotti Park

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is usually pretty scrupulous about her facts, but last night she blatantly misled her audience in a segment that highlighted Occupy Wall Street’s improbable ad campaign: Occupy Wall Street still showing no signs of slowing down, the … Continue reading

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Perry & Thrust (Really Very Bad Day Edition)

Monday started out so well for presidential wannabe Rick Perry (R-Don’t Secede From Me Yet!). From Politico Playbook: –FIRST LOOK – NEW PERRY IOWA TV SPOT, “Doer” – The smiling governor, coatless and tieless, against a white background: “If you’re lookin’ … Continue reading

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Sharpton Says Matthews, Maddow Not Journalists

He’s barely had the job for 24 hours, and already new MSNBC squawk show host Al Sharpton is putting his foot perilously close to his mouth. In the Daily Beast (via Romenesko) Sharpton counters the criticism that he’s just some … Continue reading

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Rick Perry And Trust

As Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Secede or Lead!) prepares to formalize his peekaboo participation in the GOP presidential primary, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has produced a jaw-dropping profile of Perry’s preacher pals who endorsed his Prayer-apalooza last weekend. (Perry at his … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow In The Wayback Machine

Not long after the hardworking staff posted Rachel Maddow Gets The Gift That Keeps On Giving (which detailed a conservative Michigan outfit’s Freedom of Information Act request for Internet searches of Maddow’s reporting by state university professors, don’t ask), we … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Gets The Gift That Keeps On Giving

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was fairly bustin’ her buttons Tuesday night when she introduced a segment tagged “Search Me,” which detailed Freedom Of Information Act requests that targeted labor studies professors at state universities in Michigan. The FOIA rumpus came … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow Realizes A Lifelong Dream

Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC show Monday night featured an interview with Wisconsin state Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-umb).   Yes, Erpenbach actually said “off the record” on live television (around 7:42 of the clip). Maddow: Sen. Erpenbach, are there any Republicans who … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Newspaper Town (Maddow As Hell Edition)

Friday’s Boston Globe featured a full-page open letter from MSNBC host Rachel Maddow about . . . well, just read it: The Friday Globe failed to actually report on the dustup, but the Boston Herald – Tabloids Rule! – ran … Continue reading

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