WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
We’ll ponder his question next week: We think Alex Pareene has asked a very good question.
“What’s wrong with MSNBC?” the headline atop his piece inquires. To read Pareene’s answer, click here.
We’ll examine his question next week. In the meantime:
For starters, you may not think there’s anything wrong with MSNBC. In the main, Pareene’s question was prompted by the channel’s ratings, which have flagged substantially since last autumn, especially when compared with Fox.
A channel could have superlative programs and mediocre or lousy ratings. That wouldn’t be our analysis of MSNBC. But we’ll put that off till next week.
For now, take a look at Pareene’s piece. We think he raised a very good question about an important new institution—an important new institution which we think is largely failing to serve.