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2009-09-11 12:54:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast digital subscribers in the Golden State will be able to wake up to MSNBC's popular news program, "Morning Joe," every weekday from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. (PT) on the Comcast Hometown Network (http://comcasthometown.com/ Channel 104), Comcast's regional cable network covering Northern and Central California, beginning September 18, 2009. Currently, "Morning Joe," co-hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist, airs throughout...

2009-09-09 06:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research shows that 80 percent of cardiac events in women could be prevented if women make the right choices for their hearts, involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking. That's why the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women is teaching women across the country how to make small - yet life-saving - choices for their hearts in a new 30-minute NBC television special, "Go Red For Women Presents - Choose To Live!" The special,...

2009-08-20 13:20:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today accused MSNBC of using deceptively-edited video from a Phoenix, Arizona anti-tax rally on Monday to invent a racial stereotype in its on-going effort to demonize and marginalize American firearms owners as "racists." The MSNBC video, narrated by reporter Contessa Brewer, appearing with "Morning Meeting" host Dylan Ratigan, shows an AR-15 rifle being carried over a man's shoulder. The man is part of a...

2009-08-13 08:39:00

Maddow Ignores Anti-Obamacare Ads Paid for by Average Americans and Pro-Obamacare Ads Funded by Pharmaceutical Companies ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is misleading viewers on who is funding the anti-Obama health care ads, says the National Republican Trust PAC's (NRTP) executive director, Scott Wheeler. The National Republican Trust PAC announced Monday a national television ad buy hammering official Washington on irresponsible spending and the...

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2009-08-10 15:38:38

U.S. shock jock Don Imus is in discussions with Fox Business network about simulcasting his radio show, a person familiar with the discussions said. The radio host, booted from CBS and MSNBC two years ago after making racist remarks about black female college basketball players, was in the final phases of negotiations with the financial news network, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. If the negotiations are finalized, Imus likely would simulcast his syndicated early-morning radio show,...

2009-07-16 15:34:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Small journalism outlets captured prestigious honors alongside some of the biggest names in the industry in the 2009 National Press Club Awards. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO ) Reporters Todd Bensman and Guillermo Contreras of the San Antonio Express-News won the Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence for a three-part series tracing the trail of high-powered guns smuggled from the United States into...

2009-07-13 17:57:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and REDMOND, Wash., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After collaborating on two successful live events -- President Obama's virtual town hall on health care and Michael Jackson's public memorial -- msnbc.com and Glam Media Lab's Tinker.com are once again teaming up to provide msnbc.com's audience with the ability to both watch live streaming video coverage of the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor and to tweet in real-time during this...

2009-07-09 06:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network today introduced MSNBC HD, becoming the first and only pay-TV provider to offer the channel to consumers nationwide. "As the leader in high definition programming with more than 140 national HD channels, we are pleased to be the only pay-TV provider to offer MSNBC HD nationwide," said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "Nowhere else will consumers find the variety of HD programming and...

2009-06-30 07:00:00

America's #1 News Site to Monetize Embedded Player Network; Turns to YuMe for Video Ad Serving, Sales REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- YuMe, the first dedicated video ad network and provider of the leading video ad management platform ACE, announced today that it has been selected by msnbc.com to act as the exclusive ad serving platform for its embedded video players. YuMe's ACE video advertising platform will power the ads on all of msnbc.com's embedded video players across...

2009-06-29 07:00:00

Free App from America's #1 News Site Delivers Compelling Multimedia Experience with Video, Photos and Twitter Feeds NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Msnbc.com and Zumobi today announced the launch of the msnbc.com application for the iPhone and iPod touch, offering access to breaking news, videos, photos, and more from msnbc.com, America's number one online news source, according to Nielsen Online. Now available for free on the Apple App Store, consumers can tap the uniquely designed dial...