MSNBC is a cable news channel owned by NBC Universal and Microsoft. It was started in 1996. Most of its shows are shows that talk about news and politics, and are hosted by people such as Ed Schultz, Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow. There have been accusations of a liberal bias on MSNBC.
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