Rachel Maddow

Mueller's latest request suggests trouble for Trump's White House

For months, Donald Trump has responded to questions about his Russia scandal by insisting, with great vigor, that he isn’t personally under …

Robert Mueller

Democrats give Russia dossier on Donald Trump false credit

Democrats have sometimes given credit to the infamous Trump-Russia dossier for inside information that already had been made public.<p>During the …

Russia

Massachusetts Is Smart, Rhodes Committee Confirms

Seven Massachusetts Academics Win Rhodes Scholarship<p>Four Harvard students, two MIT students, and a Chestnut Hill native will study at Oxford in …

Boston

Cable News Attention Deficit Disorder Is Harming America and Preventing Progressive Change

The NRA, climate destroyers and other corporate actors harming our culture and society rely on the myopic, single-issue nature of cable news to …

Lawrence O'Donnell

Here’s the AP’s look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared …

Michelle Obama

Stelter Frets ‘Stupid’ Mistakes in Media Are ‘Amplified by Some Right-Wing Outlets’ to Discredit the Press

CNN’s <i>Reliable Sources</i> host Brian Stelter invited on HLN’s <i>S.E. Unfiltered</i> host S.E. Cupp for an illuminating 22-minute podcast released Friday dealing …

Journalism

Let's talk about that photo of Al Franken groping a sleeping woman

<i>Good morning. Here's our morning roundup of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? Subscribe</i> …

Photojournalism

Sean Hannity Leads Fox News to Primetime Ratings Win

Fox News host Sean Hannity, who this week deflated a boycott aimed at him, led Fox News to a ratings win Wednesday night.<p>Fox had the most primetime …

Conservative View

The Rot Inside the Republican Party

Eric AltermanRupert Murdoch’s media properties are helping to drive the right wing’s moral decay.The post The Rot Inside the Republican Party …

Liberal View

Today’s biggest threat to democracy isn’t fake news—it’s selective facts

There are two contrasting stories that vividly show the benefits and downsides of illegal immigration in America: that of the immigrants who are making the country a better, more inclusive place, and those who are destroying the cultural values on which the US is predicated.<p>During the 2016 US …

Journalism

Dentures left in Portland voting booth feed enough puns to set one’s teeth on edge

Not everyone has the palate for it, but the story of the false teeth left behind in a Portland voting booth last week is Polygripping the nation, …

NPR

Shep Smith and Sean Hannity live in different realities. That’s a problem for Fox News.

In the 3 p.m. hour on Fox News on Tuesday, Shepard Smith rejected the notion of a quid pro quo involving Hillary Clinton and the U.S. government's 2010 approval of a deal in which Russia's atomic energy agency bought a company with uranium-mining interests in the American West.<p>Smith argued that the …

U.S. Politics

Roy Moore's survival strategy comes into focus

McConnell handling of past sex scandal a warning for Roy Moore<p>Rachel Maddow reminds viewers of the sexual harassment case against Senator Bob …

Equality

Alabama Republicans have a Democratic alternative to Roy Moore

Senate GOP considers turning against Roy Moore as scandal deepens<p>Rachel Maddow looks at new sexual assault accusations against Roy Moore as Senate …

Equality

Corporations Must Punish The Right To Prove They’re Woke

Advertisers dumping Sean Hannity and Breitbart show which side of the aisle they stand on

Sean Hannity

Facebook's effort to stop the spread of propaganda and misinformation just isn't working

The Facebook part of each breaking news cycle is pretty familiar to journalists: A story breaks, and it seems just a matter of time until a false or …

Facebook

Rachel Maddow Dares GOP To Hold Senate Hearings 'Tomorrow' On Roy Moore Allegations

Rachel Maddow dared Republicans to put their money where their mouths are on Monday, telling them if they really want to take a bold stand against …

Liberal View

Russiagate — save me the handwringing!

I have been largely agnostic about Russiagate, in part because so much of the American coverage seems to be based on melodramatic claims that Russia …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

FNC Tops As Dems Deliver Election Wins And Donald Trump Touts Golf Course In Asia | Deadline

Fox News topped cable news networks in total viewers and the news demo on Tuesday, when President Donald Trump delivered his golf-club-plugging …

TV

One Year Later: How the 2016 Election Changed Everything About 2017 TV

On the one-year anniversary of the election that changed everything, IndieWire examines how the reality TV president impacted the entire medium.<p>A …

TV

Tucker Carlson Trashes CNN By Praising Rachel Maddow: ‘She’s Says Who She Is’ But ‘They’re Lying’

On Tuesday night, <b>Tucker Carlson</b> went after CNN for their handling of the <b>Donna Brazile</b> bombshell.<p>He began by reporting that according to a “very good …

Tucker Carlson

The Vote That Shocked the World: One Year Later

On the morning of November 8, 2016, Americans woke up to the 71.4% probability that by night’s end Hillary Clinton would be elected President of the …

Elections

How Rachel Maddow, Michael Moore and other famous liberals reacted to Trump’s win

<i>Updated</i> | Rage, disbelief, jubilation—everyone reacted a little bit differently one year ago when Republican Donald Trump won the presidential …

Elections

5 of the BEST Liberal Meltdowns of the 2016 Election

One year ago today, Americans elected the 44th President of the United States: Donald J. Trump. As Republicans across the nation cheered, liberals on …

Conservative View

Late Night Comedy Has Become Hate Speech

Posted: Nov 06, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Late night comedy shows are no longer funny. They’ve turned into crude, Trump-bashing political attacks. There is …

Conservative View

Rachel Maddow Takes A Sledge Hammer To Trump's Hypocrisy On Mental Health Issues

Rachel Maddow dismantled Donald Trump’s response to the Texas mass shooting on Monday night, specifically targeting the president’s comments that it …

Liberal View

Rachel Maddow Doesn't Want Donald Trump to Fire Jeff Sessions

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow said on Friday's show that she doesn't want President Donald Trump to fire U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.<p>Her concern is …

Donald Trump

Rachel Maddow Wonders: Would We Really Be Better Off Without Jeff Sessions?

An attorney general who isn't recused from the Russia probe might be even scarier, she said.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions is coming under fire for allegedly lying under oath about his knowledge of meetings between Trump campaign associates and Russian representatives. And President Donald Trump is …

News (U.S.)

Officials slow with info on severity of disease in Puerto Rico

Rachel Maddow shows how difficult it is to get clear information from authorities on the severity of the leptospirosis cases in Puerto Rico as …

Politics

Trump frustrated by notion of independent justice

Rachel Maddow shows how Donald Trump's ignorance about the bounds of presidential propriety is interfering with the U.S. justice system and his …

Donald Trump