Back in December, Matt Negrin, a former journalist and now producer at Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” wrote a column for The Washington Post saying that TV journalists who invite Republicans on the air should begin by asking if they believed Biden won the election. If they don’t say yes, the interview should end. Many in the news business believe that stance goes too far, that a journalist’s role is to question ideas and point out inaccuracies or outright fictions, not to pretend they don’t exist. Two Sunday morning hosts, Jake Tapper and Chris Wallace, recently revealed themselves as polar opposites on the point.
Social media can be cruel, but the Meet the Press host says his goal is to leave the long-running NBC public affairs program “in a better place than I got it.”
Nicolle Wallace’s Deadline: White House will expand to two hours and Chuck Todd’s MTP Daily will move to early afternoon as part of MSNBC’s overhaul of its daily lineup.
The apology didn’t satisfy President Donald Trump, who tweeted both Sunday and Monday that Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd should be fired.
Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Hallie Jackson, Noticias Telemundo’s Vanessa Hauc and the Nevada Independent’s Jon Ralston will moderate the Democratic debate in Las Vegas on Feb. 19 in Las Vegas, sponsored by NBC News and MSNBC.
Chuck Todd has had a front-row seat for the spread of disinformation. Here’s how he sees it happening and the media’s role in it.
A special “Meet the Press” deep dive on disinformation in politics reminiscent of last December’s hour on climate change, is scheduled for Dec. 29. Moderator Chuck Todd: “I’m not going to pretend to have the answers,” Todd said in an interview. “This is a spotlight. I hope my guests have good ideas. This to me is about sounding the alarm.”
The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and June 27. For each night, Holt will anchor the first hour, where he’ll be joined by Savannah Guthrie of Today show and Jose Diaz-Balart of Telemundo. The second hour will feature MSNBC opinion host Rachel Maddow and Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd.
NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd on Tuesday criticized the White House’s new rules for reporters at presidential news conferences, calling them “absurd” and predicting that journalists won’t follow them.
With the likelihood that Trump will keep up a running commentary on the Democrats’ nomination process — he’s already assigned a derisive nickname to one potential challenger — journalists will have to consider how much attention should be paid to it, said NBC’s Chuck Todd, moderator of the 71-year-old Sunday public affairs show Meet the Press.
NBC’s Chuck Todd: A nearly 50-year campaign of vilification, inspired by Fox News’s Roger Ailes, has left many Americans distrustful of media outlets. Now, journalists need to speak up for their work.
Chuck Todd, the moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, thinks Twitter, Facebook and the like can’t surprise us anymore.
For more than 70 years, NBC’s Meet the Press has defended the First Amendment every Sunday by shaping the agenda in Washington, holding the powerful accountable and serving as an agent for the public’s need to know what is happening inside the political establishment. Moderated by NBC News political director Chuck Todd, Meet the Press is the […]
President Trump on Saturday swiped at NBC News personality Chuck Todd over his opinions on White House’s possible ties to Russia. “When will Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd and @NBCNews start talking about the Obama SURVEILLANCE SCANDAL and stop with the Fake Trump/Russia story?” Trump wrote.
MSNBC canceled three daytime programs Thursday in the first of several moves that hopes to put a jolt into its flailing ratings. The Cycle, co-hosted by Ari Melber, Toure, Abby Huntsman and Krystal Ball was canceled at 3 p.m. ET; Now with Alex Wagner is out at 4 p.m.; and The Ed Show with Ed Schultz is gone at 5. It’s not clear who will host at 3 and 4 p.m. but Chuck Todd is expected to anchor a 5 p.m. program similar to his former program The Daily Rundown. Alex Wagner and Ari Melber are expected to stay with the network.
Chuck Todd began his new role as host of NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday and provided a reprieve from the pomposity and punchy diction common on the Sunday talk shows.
NBC News chief White House correspondent and soon-to-be Meet the Press host Chuck Todd said Monday: “I think the job for all of us, particularly in political reporting is to demystify Washington for the American public, but then also try to translate the American public’s frustrations for out-of-touch Washington people.”
The announcement of Chuck Todd’s appointment Thursday by NBC News President Deborah Turness ended months of speculation that David Gregory’s time was running out on the program, which during his tenure has fallen from first to third place, ranking behind CBS’s Face the Nation and ABC’s This Week.
NBC will name Chuck Todd the new host of Meet the Press as soon as this afternoon, according to people with direct knowledge of the network’s plans.
NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd publicly criticized CNN this week for its relentless use of the “breaking news” chyron on stories related to missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370. “Another day of ‘breaking news’ based on finding nothing or in other words, ‘not breaking news,'” Todd, who also hosts MSNBC’s Daily Rundown, wrote on Twitter on Friday morning.
NBC News’s chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd lamented the network’s plans for a miniseries based on the life of Hillary Clinton, saying that it would be a “total nightmare” for the news division.