Sunday, May 01, 2005

MSNBC to change name

Matt Drudge is reporting MSNBC will become The NBC News Channel.
**EXCLUSIVE** MSNBC TO CHANGE ITS NAME, THE DRUDGE REPORT HAS LEARNED. THE ALL-NEWS CABLE NETWORK, WHICH WAS FOUNDED AS JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN MICROSOFT AND NBC, WILL SIMPLY BECOME 'THE NBC NEWS CHANNEL'... TOP SOURCE EXPLAINS: 'THE NEW NAME IS CLEANER, LESS CONFUSING... REPRESENTS THE PROGRAMMING'... DEVELOPING...

Microsoft has lost money in the project and has been doing everything it can to get out of it. The announcement follows a report last month that NBC Universal were in talks with Microsoft to buy the software giant's stake in the cable news channel.

2 Comments:

Blogger The Holywriter said...

Why can't 24-hour news channels die?

1:12 AM  
Blogger oncee said...

Gee. What would drone on in the background at my house all day?

5:55 AM  

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