President of MSNBC Phil Griffin, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" Rachel Maddow, host of "The Last Word" Lawrence O' Donnell and host of "Hardball" Chris Matthews speak during the 'MSNBC' panel during the NBC Universal portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 2, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Study: Opinion Dominates Cable News Channel Over Factual Reporting

A new study finds that opinion is dominating factual reporting on MSNBC.


President Barack Obama spoke in Minneapolis today about gun control. (credit: Ben Garvin/Getty Images)

Obama Stands Firm On Gun Control Despite Long Odds

President Barack Obama declared Monday on his first trip outside Washington to promote gun control that a consensus is emerging for universal background checks for purchasers, though he conceded a tough road lay ahead to pass an assault weapons ban over formidable opposition in Congress.


MSNBC host Chris Hayes accused GOP senators of cheaply "bullying" defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel at his confirmation hearing. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

MSNBC Host Accuses GOP Senators Of ‘Bullying’ Chuck Hagel

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes responded to Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel’s Senate hearing by saying that GOP senators had a “seething theatrical contempt” for the former Nebraska senator.


File photo of the Rev. Al Sharpton. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trade Association: Sharpton’s Group Owes $28,000 In Late Rent

When it comes to renting D.C. office space, even the Rev. Al Sharpton can’t pay the rent on time – going on seven months.


Republican Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama's handling of foreign policy, telling financial backers at his annual conference Friday that everything the nation fought for during the lengthy Iraq war could vanish.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GQ Magazine Lists Romney Atop “Least Influential People Of 2012”

GQ magazine has ranked Mitt Romney as its “least influential” person of 2012.


Mitt Romney's coverage has favored him a bit over Obama, but MSNBC has led in negative news commentary. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: News Media Tone Favors Romney, MSNBC Most Negative

Media coverage stemming from two cable channels, MSNBC and Fox, took on negative tones about both candidates – and MSNBC stood out the most.


Chris Matthews speaks onstage at Comedy Central's "Night Of Too Many Stars" at The Beacon Theatre on Oct.13, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Matthews: ‘I Would Be One Of The Stars Of The Democratic Party’ If I Was Senator

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews believes he would be one of the top Democrats in the political spectrum if he was in Congress.


Sen. Pat Toomey and Mitt Romney at Wawa (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Misleading Reporters Ought To Be Reassigned Or Fired

The media did a hack-job on a political story to make a politician on “the right” look stupid.


Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden (Photo Credit: Mark Wilson / Getty Images)

Beau Biden Proud Of His Dad, Obama On Gay Marriage

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden says he’s proud of his father, Vice President Joe Biden, and President Barack Obama for saying gay people should have the right to marry.