Wait: ABC News had 400 employees…?


“The process of cutting up to 25% of the jobs at ABC News is all but complete,” reports MediaBistro.
I’m not shocked that one of the Big Three networks is shedding staff.
What’s amazing is that “400 employees” only represents “25% of the jobs” at the division.
Four years ago, media watchers were talking about ratings (and revenue) [...]

The Thrill Is Gone: Audible Gasps on MSNBC Set Over MA Bellweather Polls


This morning on MSNBC’s  Morning Joe show, as Chris Matthews reported his conversation with Suffolk University pollster David Paleologos that the GOP’s Scott Brown leads Martha Coakley by “double-digits” in the “Bellweather areas” of Massachusetts, audible gasps of “Oh, my God” are loudly heard on the MSNBC set.

The bellweather areas last night were double digit for Brown so [...]

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