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January 1, 2022

Viewers Demand Apology from MSNBC, Rachel Maddow

People are demanding apologies from MSNBC and host Rachel Maddow for insisting that the COVID-19 vaccine would prevent further transmission of the virus.

A clip of Maddow’s show from March 29, 2021, was widely shared on social media, with users calling on Maddow to “retract her statement and apologize.”

“Now we know that the vaccines work well enough that the virus stops with every vaccinated person,” Maddow said during the broadcast.

“A vaccinated person gets exposed to the virus, the virus does not infect them, the virus cannot then use that person to go anywhere else,” she added. “It cannot use a vaccinated person as a host to go get more people.”

According to Fox News: “While the COVID-19 vaccines did prove to be effective against the first strains of the coronavirus, the emergence and rapid spread of the omicron variant, even among the vaccinated, has raised cause for concern. Initial studies have shown that omicron cases feature milder symptoms than their predecessors but are more contagious.”

Given the ongoing surge in coronavirus cases in the U.S. with a 62% vaccination rate, critics laid into MSNBC.

“It’s wild how there are no consequences for all these vaccine lies,” sports journalist Clay Travis tweeted. “If you wonder why many are skeptical of the covid ‘vaccine’ it’s because they remember what they were told about how effective the vaccine was. All that Rachel Maddow says here is untrue.”

“Will she retract her statement and apologize?” Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy tweeted.

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Viewers demand apology from MSNBC, Rachel Maddow for previous COVID vaccine comments

September 5, 2021

MSNBC pays Rachel Maddow to work less

NBCUniversal is doling out a big payday to get Rachel Maddow to stay home more.

Last month, the liberal TV host was reportedly considering leaving the show to start her own venture. However, information leaked that she decided to sign a new contract with MSNBC.

According to sources familiar with the situation, Maddow accepted an offer of $30 million per year to stay with MSNBC through the 2024 election.

However, Maddow’s long-running nightly show will end next year. Instead, she will host a weekly program set to air about 30 weeks out of the year.

Officials say that the new deal affords NBCUniversal more time to figure out an eventual replacement for Maddow.

“I don’t think they have any clue what they are going to do when she leaves,” a person close to the situation told The Daily Beast.


Inside the Massive MSNBC Deal Paying Maddow to Work Less

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