Lights Ten Birthday Candles

By Brian 

Slowly but surely, we’re seeing more signs of MSNBC’s 10th anniversary recognition. Last month, the cable news channel rolled out its first “10th anniversary: the story continues” commercials, with quotes from anchors (Chris Matthews “We live in a pinball machine!” Rita Cosby: “We don’t just cover the news, we take it to the next level!”).

Tonight, this animation appeared just below the MSNBC logo on It was in a “test” folder, so we may not see it again until July 15.

In some ways, the 10th birthday is more important and impressive for, since the World Wide Web was still a frontier in 1995. The Web site’s having a birthday party at the end of the month…