‘NBC News Channel?’ Maybe Someday

By Brian 

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On Tuesday I asked about MSNBC: “Whatever happened to dropping the MS in favor of NBC News Channel?” In light of the recent managerial moves at MSNBC, could a name change still be in the cards? Perhaps, but it’s not imminent, Scott Collins says.

“NBC has apparently had second thoughts about a name change,” he blogs. “A top network executive told me late last week that the network’s close ties to MSNBC.com — the successful website still run as a 50-50 joint venture with Microsoft — would complicate any attempt at renaming…”