Shock News: MSNBC President Phil Griffin Claims Station Has No Ideology

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Robert Wilde  reports:  In a recent interview, 57-year-old Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, said that the network “has never had an ideology.”

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The former NBC researcher, who prefers jogging suits to business suits and is beset with constant nervous twitching, insisted that the network stays “true to the facts.” Griffin maintained that if a Democrat has problems, MSNBC anchors are not going to bail them out. He claimed, “If you’re a Democrat in trouble, we’re not a place where we’re going to rehabilitate you. You’re not going to get a free ride if you did wrong.”

Furthermore, the 30-year NBC operative stated the network has been very hard on Obama’s drone program in Afghanistan and Pakistan and that political nightly news host Ed Schultz often condemns U.S. trade policies under President Obama. Griffin told political writer Lloyd Grove of The Daily Beast that he hires broadcasters who fit in with his “sensibility.”

Some viewers may raise eyebrows as to Griffin’s assertion that he doesn’t run a biased network. In 2013, MSNBC hired former Obama presidential adviser David Axelrod and former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to provide political commentary across the network’s programming. Media critic Howard Kurtz admitted that he is very troubled by having two Obama loyalists as network advocates…

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2 Comments on “Shock News: MSNBC President Phil Griffin Claims Station Has No Ideology”

  1. […] Pundit from another Planet Robert Wilde reports: In a recent interview, 57-year-old Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, said […]


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