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Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:19 PM

 

MSNBC Touts Five Female Daytime Anchors, Gets Immediately Called Out For No Women of Color

MSNBC Touts Five Female Daytime Anchors, Gets Immediately Called Out For No Women of Color
By Morgan PhillipsJun 7th, 2019, 10:23 am


MSNBC proudly shared a Los Angeles Times article on Twitter boasting its female-dominated daytime programming, along with a photo of its five female daytime anchors. It was not lost on the public that all the women in the image were white.

The LA Times article was entitled “The Women Warriors of NBC” and detailed how five women– Stephanie Ruhle, Hallie Jackson, Andrea Mitchell, Katy Tur, and Nicolle Wallace— came to dominate its daytime programming. The article points out that this directive comes in light of criticism of the network for its “sluggish” investigation of sexual harassment claims at NBC.

MSNBC captioned the tweet, “The five female anchors who now shape most of the daytime news programming at MSNBC.”

Almost all of the tweet’s nearly 2,000 replies pointed out its lack of diversity. Soledad O’Brien, who previously worked for MSNBC and now hosts a weekly talk show produced by Hearst television, quoted the tweet and added, “Zero women of color in this picture.”




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Reply MSNBC Touts Five Female Daytime Anchors, Gets Immediately Called Out For No Women of Color (Original post)
Trumpocalypse Jun 2019 OP
Wellstone ruled Jun 2019 #1
Takket Jun 2019 #8
StarfishSaver Jun 2019 #2
procon Jun 2019 #3
spooky3 Jun 2019 #26
wasupaloopa Jun 2019 #4
obamanut2012 Jun 2019 #9
wasupaloopa Jun 2019 #24
brush Jun 2019 #5
marble falls Jun 2019 #6
Hekate Jun 2019 #12
demmiblue Jun 2019 #14
marble falls Jun 2019 #15
demmiblue Jun 2019 #13
marble falls Jun 2019 #16
Submariner Jun 2019 #7
Hekate Jun 2019 #17
Submariner Jun 2019 #18
Hekate Jun 2019 #20
Wounded Bear Jun 2019 #25
JI7 Jun 2019 #19
Submariner Jun 2019 #21
JI7 Jun 2019 #22
Hekate Jun 2019 #10
demmiblue Jun 2019 #11
DeminPennswoods Jun 2019 #23
Mike Nelson Jun 2019 #27
Raine Jun 2019 #28

Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:29 PM

1. Can't lose the Fake Noise viewers.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 01:04 PM

8. All zero of them...

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:31 PM

2. Nothing like getting ratioed because your brag about diversity proves how little diversity you have

Who at MSNBC let this tweet fly without noticing this?

Wow.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:36 PM

3. No Joy?

It not like they can't see her, they use her to fill in for everyone else, so why don't they give her a shot?

MSNBC also has several contributors who appease as guests or panelists for every host, but they don't get their own shows.

MSNBC used to be much more diverse, but then suddenly all the hosts of color lost their gigs and were gone. What happened?

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Response to procon (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 07:47 PM

26. Craig Melvin, Ali Velshi have prominent daytime shows. Nt

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:44 PM

4. Seems to me that very many of their guests are people

of color. MSNBC does good in that case.

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Response to wasupaloopa (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:23 PM

9. And that has to do with this how?

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Response to obamanut2012 (Reply #9)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 06:30 PM

24. I can't make an observation? I just don't play the lemming game good enough I guess.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:49 PM

5. Talk about unawareness. Why did this lack of diversity not come to mind...

of anyone there?

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:58 PM

6. Its like a smart version of Fox. Why doesn't Joy Reid get the job she's more than qualified for?

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Response to marble falls (Reply #6)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:35 PM

12. Really? All busty blond airheads spouting propaganda narratives & provocatively crossing their legs?

REALLY?

Jesus Christ on a Trailer Hitch.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #12)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:46 PM

14. Lol... no kidding.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #12)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:55 PM

15. I don't think its as specific you think. I find it interesting that Fox and MSNBC 5 are from ...

a segment of society that not even most white women meet.

Why not at least Joy Reid? Is she - I dunno - too old? When she covers for Rachel Maddow, the show is still good but its more the Joy Reid show and its a goood show.

That's all I'm saying.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #6)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:43 PM

13. Probably because of her past homophobia/homophobic blog posts.

Not a good look for a major media personality.

She probably wouldn't have even been hired if that came to light before her hiring.

And... yes, I know, people can change.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 04:05 PM

16. I understand that. She says that's not her now and I believe her. I believe she has guilt and ...

shame over the things she says she matured out of it. I imagine her life has been gone over extremely closely over the last four or so years by many people, many times. Nothing else has popped up.

But I do understand how offensive some the things I believe she has admitted to saying, were.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 01:02 PM

7. Shitcan Andrea Greenspan and Hallie Jackson

Bring on Tamron Hall and Wanda Sykes.

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Response to Submariner (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 04:37 PM

17. Did it occur to you to "shitcan" one of the MEN?

And if not, why not?

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Response to Hekate (Reply #17)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 04:50 PM

18. No

Because this OP is all about daytime female anchors with no women of color.

Post an OP about too many male anchors and I’m all in on dumping a few of them including Chuck Todd, Scarborough, Matthews, Huey Hewitt for starters.

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Response to Submariner (Reply #18)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 05:32 PM

20. Gotcha. In someone's mind (surely not yours) the quota for female anchors is 5 and is filled. nt

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Response to Hekate (Reply #20)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 07:29 PM

25. I think the "quota" is set by how many 1 hour time slots are available...

in the time period labeled "daytime."

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Response to Submariner (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 05:07 PM

19. Hallie Jackson is one of the better ones they have. i

 

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Response to JI7 (Reply #19)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 05:57 PM

21. She is, but I was selecting just 2 whiteys from the 5 in the photo

I would normally get rid of the Bush republicans on the far left, but she seems to hate Trump almost as much as I do, so I'm letting her slide for now.

If they also showed that KC/DC right winger in the photo that would be my top pick of on-air personalities to trash.

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Response to Submariner (Reply #21)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 05:58 PM

22. Chuck Todd is the one that needs to go

 

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:32 PM

10. No good deed goes unpunished. Still, useful to have it pointed out.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 03:32 PM

11. If it were up to me, I would offer Maya Wiley a place in the line-up...

preferably to replace Tweety or Toad. I always enjoy her appearances on MSNBC.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #11)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 06:00 PM

23. I would too!

She's great and has a very disarming, conversational style. A lot like Larry King where the calmness can elicit some really unexpected revelations.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:26 PM

27. I would not have known...

… but I trust their heritage has been checked... Personally, I would like to see Joy Reid with them... she has as many hours, with her long weekend shows and fill-ins... she really belongs with the group.

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Response to Trumpocalypse (Original post)

Sun Jun 9, 2019, 03:50 AM

28. This is what happens when you promote youself as a role model

while having "feet of clay".

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