MSNBC Entertainment Editor Furthers Misinformation About Palin

October 21st, 2009 11:36 AM
MSNBC entertainment editor Courtney Hazlett spent all of two minutes on "Morning Meeting" with Dylan Ratigan and still managed to get her facts wrong.Noting former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's scheduled November 16 appearance on "Oprah," Hazlett told viewers that the former Alaska governor "famously said no to appearing on Oprah" during the 2008…

MSNBC Again Replays Palin SNL Skit Six Times

October 6th, 2008 6:32 PM
Between 6 a.m. and 12 noon on Monday, MSNBC featured six segments which replayed bits from Tina Fey's Saturday Night Live parody of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's performance in Thursday's debate. The SNL parody of Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden was only played twice, and both times were during Morning Joe. This continues a trend that was also seen last Monday…

Geist: 'Never Underestimate the Stupidity of the American Public

January 18th, 2008 10:17 AM
Unlike the sensitive folks over at Media Matters, we NewsBusters are a relatively thick-skinned lot. And no one's ever confused me with Gloria Steinem. So we're not going to overreact to Willie Geist's comment this morning and demand a Matthewsesque mea culpa.However . . . Willie did manage to diss the intelligence of his compatriots on today's Morning Joe. A Friday show tradition is for Geist…

'Dancing With Stars' Sashays Into Bush-Bashing

November 6th, 2007 11:19 AM
Is nothing sacred, not even the samba?Yesterday we were griping about the way NBC's "Green Week" crusade had infiltrated a perfectly good NFL football game. Today brings news that not even the presumably politics-free "Dancing With the Stars" is immune from BDS."Morning Joe" today twice rolled tape from last night's "Dancing with the Stars" in which Len…