Rachel Maddow Is Taking a Hiatus at MSNBC

The anchor is expected to be off until April, leaving MSNBC with a hole in the coveted 9 p.m. weeknight time slot.

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Rachel Maddow, MSNBC’s Top Host, Extends Her Contract

Ms. Maddow was reported to have expressed interest in leaving the network to pursue podcasting and streaming projects.

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Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.

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7 Podcasts to Binge in a Day

Whether you’re craving a thriller, a spy documentary or an exploration of an American musical icon, each of these limited series can be enjoyed in one big gulp.

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How Media Differs in Coverage of Trump Impeachment Trial

Descriptions like “very powerful” and “really stellar” on MSNBC and CNN. And “asinine” and “irrational” on Fox News.

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You Can Barely Tell It’s the Same Trial in Cable Impeachment Coverage

Descriptions like “very powerful” and “really stellar” on MSNBC and CNN. And “asinine” and “irrational” on Fox News.

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Rachel Maddow and Michael Yarvitz Tell the Full Sordid Story of Spiro Agnew

“Bag Man” reports on who knew what and when about Agnew’s years of corruption.

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7 New Books to Watch For in December

There’s a new novel from Jane Smiley and biographies of the English suffragist Sylvia Pankhurst and Louise Fitzhugh, the creator of “Harriet the Spy.”

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Rachel Maddow Goes Into Coronavirus Quarantine

The MSNBC anchor said she had tested negative but planned to stay home after a “close contact” tested positive for the virus.

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NBC Faces Backlash Over Trump Town Hall

Rachel Maddow of MSNBC criticized the decision to air the town hall opposite ABC’s Biden forum tonight. NBC stars and producers also objected as Savannah Guthrie prepared to moderate.

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Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC

She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program. The move was made by new leadership at NBC News, which runs the liberal-leaning cable network.

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Record Ratings and Record Chaos on Cable News

Cable networks are facing threats, and opportunities, in a national crisis. Now, Fox is fighting back and CNBC is looking to the right. CNN is defined by Jeff Zucker, and he may run for mayor.

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