Last night MSNBC host Thomas Roberts introduced Meghan McCain as a “newly appointed MSNBC contributor.”
“I didn’t know it was going to be announced,” she said.
Ms. McCain, a Daily Beast columnist and the daughter of Senator John McCain, was brought on to talk about the GOP field.
A series of insane emails that purportedly came from Keith Olbermann were actually the work of Tucker Carlson’s Conservative news site, The Daily Caller.
The fake correspondence was published on the Philadelphia gossip site Phawker.com, which has since published a correction. The email exchange began when Philadelphia Daily News reporter Stu Bykofsky contacted Read More
Next week, the ever-boyish, bow-tied, former Crossfire-r Tucker Carlson launches a shot across the bow of conservative media with a new web site aimed at right-leaning readers.
When he first announced the idea early last summer, Mr. Carlson said his new site–called The Daily Caller–would be “along the lines of The Huffington Post.” Almost Read More
Republican pollster Frank Luntz just finished a closed-door breakfast meeting with the New York and Wisconsin delegations here at the Marriott Hotel.
Representative Peter King of Long Island gave me a brief sketch of what Luntz said, specifically about Sarah Palin.
"Don’t get distracted by what the media asks,” King said. “Stress that she’s a Read More
DENVER—I was hanging out at Al Sharpton’s reception on Larimer Street, when I heard a familiar voice.
It was Tucker Carlson, the conservative television commentator, and I was surprised to see him. He told me he went to Africa with Sharpton in 2003 and considers him “a friend.”
And Sharpton’s people apparently feel likewise. Democratic Read More
As noted by The Times‘ Caucus writer Michael Falcone, Tucker Carlson will be appearing in a 30-second commercial for an anti-Barack Obama documentary called Hype: The Obama Effect, created by Citizens United.
In the clip, Mr. Carlson, MSNBC’s Senior Campaign Correspondent, is shown saying, "Well, the press loves Obama. I mean, Read More
Could Tucker Carlson dance his way into politics? Last week, The New York Times‘ Opinionator blog wondered just that, noting, "the former ‘Crossfire’ host and former writer for The Weekly Standard, among other magazines, may seek the nomination of the Libertarian Party, according to a rumor making the rounds among delegates to Read More
A recent episode of ‘Race For the White House.’
“MSNBC and NBC are one,” said Phil Griffin. “We’ve said that for over a decade. It actually is true now.”
Mr. Griffin, the senior vice president of NBC News, was speaking on the phone to NYTV on Monday afternoon. He had brought up the unification of Read More
Today, NBC News officials announced that as of next Monday, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent David Gregory will be replacing anchor Tucker Carlson at 6 P.M. on MSNBC.
How was Mr. Carlson taking the cancellation of Tucker?
On Monday afternoon, the Media Mob caught up briefly with Mr. Carlson.
"I’m not going Read More
Tucker Carlson is out. David Gregory is in.
Today, MSNBC officials announced sweeping changes to their primetime lineup.
Most notably: starting Monday, March 17, NBC White House Correspondent (and robo newsman) David Gregory will be anchoring a new show, Race for the White House weekdays at 6 P.M.
The new show, billed as Read More