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Demi Lovato, Hilary Duff, & More Take On the Ice Bucket Challenge - Watch Here!

Check out Demi Lovato rocking a bikini while accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! “CHALLENGE ACCEPTED Robert Griffin III!!! I nominate John Taylor, Christina Perri, Madison De La Garza, Wilmer Valderrama, and Phil McIntyre,” the 21-year-old entertainer captioned along with the Facebook video. Demi isn’t the only one who is taking an ice bucket to [...]

MSNBC President Claims Cinco De Mayo Contrition Makes Him Upset Walking by Mexican Restaurants or Seeing Sombreros

Okay, I can understand that MSNBC President Phil Griffin would feel terribly embarrassed by a dopey Cinco De Mayo studio stunt in which a pale yanqui dressed in a sombrero staggered across the set while taking swigs of tequila (video after the jump). Show More Summary

MSNBC Chief Pledges Change for Latinos

Griffin Pledges That Show Hosts Will Meet With Hispanics A contrite Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, apologized again Friday for a May Cinco de Mayo skit on his network that Hispanics found offensive, and he agreed with a wide-ranging...Show More Summary

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Apologizes In Person To NAHJ For Cinco de Mayo Segment

MSNBC chief Phil Griffin spoke to a convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to personally apologize for his network’s Cinco de Mayo segment, which he called an embarrassment to him and the network. “I apologize...Show More Summary

MSNBC Prez Apologizes for Cinco de Mayo Incident, Swipes at Media ‘Foxification’

last monthNews : Mediaite

MSNBC president Phil Griffin spoke at a convention today help by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, for a discussion mostly focused around diversity in the newsroom. Griffin faced questions about a lack of diversity on MSNBC.

Does a Former MSNBC EP Need Phil Griffin’s Permission to Enter 30 Rock?

Page Six reports former “Morning Joe” EP Chris Licht, who left MSNBC for CBS News three years ago, is apparently not automatically welcome within the walls of 30 Rock. The security personnel at 30 Rockefeller Plaza have a special list of former NBC employees who are barred from the building, as Chris Licht learned last week. Show More Summary

Does MSNBC Have a ‘Watch List’ for Ex-Employees Who Can’t Enter 30 Rock?

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former Morning Joe executive producer Chris Licht said he was barred from entering 30 Rock last week, apparently because MSNBC president Phil Griffin had created blacklist of old employees who weren't allowed in the building without Griffin's prior approval.

‘Go Learn!’: TV Boss Interrupts Broadcast to Scold Anchor, Yank Her Off the Air

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

Imagine someone like Roger Ailes or Phil Griffin getting on the phone and calling into a show on their respective networks to scold an anchor and yank her off the air. Even for America's cutthroat media environment, that would seem a little far-fetched. But that scenario was a reality in Egypt this week.

DNC rips MSNBC decision on Scarborough speech

(CNN) - The Democratic National Committee is challenging MSNBC's decision to allow one of its hosts, Joe Scarborough, speak at a New Hampshire state GOP event. In a letter to MSNBC president Phil Griffin on Thursday, the committee's communications director, Mo Elleithee, accused the liberal-leaning cable news channel of having a "pretty big double standard" […]

Report: Phil Jackson May Target Cavs Interim GM David Griffin for NY Knicks Gig

Phil Jackson may be seen as a savior for the New York Knicks, but even he knows he’ll need a lot of help if he’s to turn around the perpetually moribund franchise. The latest rumor—as yet unsubstantiated—concerns the possibility Jackson...Show More Summary

Debut Ratings For Bartiromo, Farrow, and Reid

MSNBC’s two new shows didn’t provide the spike in viewers MSNBC president Phil Griffin was hoping for. “Ronan Farrow Daily” at 1pmET drew 216,000 total viewers and 46,000 A25-54 demo viewers, shedding 7,000 total viewers and 25,000 demo viewers from lead-in “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” which had NBC News correspondent Kristen Welker filling in. Show More Summary

Ronan Farrow’s Debut Reveals Phil Griffin Doesn’t Know What He’s Doing

“Ronan has established himself as a provocative, independent journalist capable of challenging people’s assumptions and empowering audiences,” Griffin said. “His […] The post Ronan Farrow’s Debut Reveals Phil Griffin Doesn’t Know What He’s Doing appeared first on Taylor Marsh.

UPDATE: Alec Baldwin Savages MSNBC, Phil Griffin, Maddow, Media

A much-teased essay by Alec Baldwin went live on New York magazine’s Web site late yesterday. In “Good-bye, Public Life”, Baldwin unloads not only on two top MSNBC players in the wake of his dismissal from the network over alleged use of gay slurs in a confrontation with a paparazzo, but the media in general Once […]

Bill Press: I ‘Hate’ MSNBC’s ‘Unnecessary’ Apology for Offending ‘Racist’ ‘Rightwing’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Liberal radio host Bill Press fumed on Tuesday over MSNBC President Phil Griffin issuing an apology to the Republican National Committee after the network tweeted a remark about how the “rightwing” would be offended by a Cheerios commercial featuring a biracial family. Show More Summary

Enjoy the Coca-Cola Ad That Drove the Right Wing Crazy

YouTube Well, after RNC chairman Reince Priebus threw a huge fit of fake outrage and got MSNBC president Phil Griffin to apologize and fire a staffer who tweeted "maybe the rightwing will hate it" about that new Cheerios ad with a biracial...Show More Summary

It’s Not Just One Tweet: MSNBC’s Despicable Record of Smearing Conservatives as Racists

On Thursday, MSNBC President Phil Griffin apologized for a Twitter post suggesting conservatives (“the rightwing”) are racists who would “hate” a cute new Cheerios ad because it featured a biracial family: “The tweet last night was outrageous and unacceptable. Show More Summary

MSNBC President Phil Griffin Claims Station Has No Ideology

In a recent interview, 57-year-old Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, said that the network “has never had an ideology.” The former NBC researcher, who prefers jogging suits to business suits and is beset with constant nervous twitching,...Show More Summary

MSNBC President Fires Staffer And Apologizes For Racially Charged Tweet

MSNBC President Phil Griffin has apologized for the racially offensive Cheerios tweet and fired the employee responsible. As The Inquisitr previously reported, the now-deleted tweet from MSNBC’s official Twitter feed accused so-called rightwingers of hating a Cheerios ad featuring a biracial family. Show More Summary

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