Accuracy in Media

MSNBC Fires Race-Baiting Host Melissa Harris-Perry

MSNBC and Melissa Harris-Perry have parted company after the race-baiting host fired off an angry email about her show being pre-empted over the last two weeks. Harris-Perry had apparently been complaining about the pre-emptions with MSNBC brass. But her refusal to appear on her show on Saturday, coupled with an email she sent to her […]

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MSNBC Mum on Hosts’ Tax Problems

MSNBC, which rarely hesitates to quickly attack conservatives and Republicans when they run afoul of the law, has gone silent on the matter of the growing list of its hosts who have tax problems. National Review reported yesterday that in addition to Al Sharpton, who reportedly owes the IRS over $4 million in back taxes […]

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Melissa Harris-Perry and Husband Owe IRS Taxes

As the Washington Free Beacon said: “The couple owes $70,000 in back taxes from the year 2013. Harris-Perry said that she was aware of the debt that she and her husband owed but was unfamiliar with the lien placed against them. So far the couple had paid $21,721 of their debt when they filed on […]

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MSNBC apologizes for offensive Cheerios Ad Tweet

WASHINGTON — MSNBC tweeted an offensive and insensitive tweet surrounding a Cheerios ad, which led to significant backlash from conservatives and Republicans on Twitter. Reuters reported that the Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus accepted a formal apology from MSNBC President Phil Griffin. Here’s the offensive tweet: Griffin said the following, via a public statement […]

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MSNBC President Phil Griffin: Anchor Controversies Didn’t Hurt Network

MSNBC president Phil Griffin vigorously defended his network’s handling of recent controversies surrounding its anchors, saying they were “transparent” in how they dealt with the situations. He also took a potshot at Fox News and CNN in an interview that was published Wednesday in The Hollywood Reporter. ‘We handled them,’ Griffin said. ‘We were transparent. That […]

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MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry: Obamacare is a “Derogatory Term” Conceived by “Wealthy White Men” [Video]

Over the weekend, MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry weighed in on the Affordable Care Act by saying that the term “Obamacare” was actually meant to be a “derogatory term,” conceived by “wealthy white men,” to put themselves above a black man and to diminish his accomplishments: I want to talk today about a controversial word. It’s a […]

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February 2016

2/29/2016 - MSNBC Fires Race-Baiting Host Melissa Harris-Perry

December 2015

12/15/2015 - MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Injects Race into ‘Star Wars,’ Upset that Darth Vader is Black

October 2015

10/27/2015 - For MSNBC Host, “Hard Worker” has Slavery Undertones

April 2015

4/23/2015 - MSNBC Mum on Hosts’ Tax Problems

4/23/2015 - VIDEO: Watch MSNBC’s Tax Cheats Lecture Us on Taxes

4/17/2015 - Melissa Harris-Perry and Husband Owe IRS Taxes

January 2014

1/31/2014 - MSNBC apologizes for offensive Cheerios Ad Tweet

1/16/2014 - MSNBC President Phil Griffin: Anchor Controversies Didn’t Hurt Network

1/6/2014 - MSNBC Assigns Executive to Review Scripts Before They Go On Air

December 2013

12/9/2013 - MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry: Obamacare is a “Derogatory Term” Conceived by “Wealthy White Men” [Video]