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Pew Study: MSNBC Isn't Really a "News" Network Anymore

PurpleStateBlueVote Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 1:03 PM
DevinDenver Wrote: 2 minutes ago (12:53 PM) If what you say is true, why hasn't Rush had Maddow on? And, if it is "safe" for conservative programming to have on liberal counterpoints, are you thus suggesting that it is NOT safe for liberal programming to have on conservative counterpoints? You have quite a few gaps in your logic here There aren't any gaps, you just aren't following. Rush hasn't had Maddow on because, like Rush, she's not an idiot and won't go on his show to be made to look like an idiot. And it's perfectly safe to have conservative counterpoints on liberal programming, the liberal and conservative bases care about different things, and therefore have to be appealed to (sold to) differently.
Mike4166 Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 2:12 PM
Except PMSNBC doesn't allow for viewpoints that counter their over the top, proglodyte whining.
DevinDenver Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 1:05 PM
Then your initial points are clear as mud.

I've long contended that those who lazily equate MSNBC and Fox News probably don't watch of either network, especially the latter.  While Fox's opinion programming clearly slants to the right (albeit with no shortage of left-leaning guests), much of its news programming is robust, fair and balanced.  Not so at MSNBC.  According to a new nonpartisan analysis by the respected Pew Research Center, MSNBC barely boasts any news coverage at all:
 

True to its motto, MSNBC has been leaning forward. To the point that its opinionated programming far outweighs its “factual reporting,” according to...