Wednesday, September 29, 2004

"MSNBC Cans Luntz"

Success. From Roll Call, subscription only. Here's the relevant bit:

Looks like the letter had an impact. Although MSNBC did not respond to Brock, a spokeswoman for the network told HOH late Wednesday that the network has decided “not to go with Frank for the debate.” In fact, MSNBC won’t conduct polling at all now, she said.

Brock was delighted to hear the news. “It is encouraging that MSNBC responded to criticism in a constructive way. Clearly they realized that employing a partisan pollster does not reflect well on them as a responsible media outlet.”

...MSNBC now claiming "A press release indicating that Frank Luntz would be on our air went out in error."